Jim Carroll

Jim Carroll’s bestselling memoir, The Basketball Diaries, was first released in 1978 and adapted into a film in 1995. Carroll’s work includes several collections of poetry as well as a second memoir, Forced Entries: The Downtown Diaries 1971–1973.

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If Jim Carroll’s The Basketball Diaries reads like an homage to Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, his posthumously published The Petting Zoo finds the author paying tribute to