Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story

Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story

Chuck Klosterman


development at the nationwide bestselling good fortune of Sex, medicinal drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, preeminent popular culture author Chuck Klosterman unleashes his top e-book yet—the tale of his cross-country travel of websites the place rock stars have died and his look for love, pleasure, and the which means of death.

For 6,557 miles, Chuck Klosterman thought of loss of life. He drove a condominium automobile from big apple to Rhode Island to Georgia to Mississippi to Iowa to Minneapolis to Fargo to Seattle, and he chased loss of life and rock ‘n’ roll the entire method. in the span of twenty-one days, Chuck had 3 relationships end—one by means of selection, one by accident, and one through exhaustion. He snorted cocaine in a graveyard. He walked a half-mile via a bean box. a guy in Dickinson, North Dakota, defined to him why we have now fewer windmills than we used to. He listened to the KISS solo albums and the Rod Stewart field set. At one element, toxic snakes turned concerned. the line is difficult. From the Chelsea resort to the swampland the place Lynyrd Skynyrd’s airplane went all the way down to the positioning the place Kurt Cobain blew his head off, Chuck explored each model of rock big name loss of life. He desired to understand why the best profession circulation any musician could make is to forestall breathing...and what this implies for the remainder of us.

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