Tag Archives: John O’Brien

Stripper Lessons

“O’Brien handles [his] story with a masterly and subtle art, as her turns the unlikely into the possible without gush or affectation: Like Carroll…

Leaving Las Vegas

“A brutal and unflinching portrait of the low life in the city of high rollers, Leaving Las Vegas is both shocking and curiously exhilarating….

The Assault on Tony’s

“O’Brien’s singular voice . . . [takes] us deep into an alcoholic’s world that few others have described so well.” —The New York Times…