- 2016 INDIES Winner
- Silver, Autobiography & Memoir (Adult Nonfiction)
Lisa was a bright young lawyer at a prestigious law firm in New York City when alcoholism and drug addiction took over her life. This darkly comic and wrenchingly honest story explores Smith's formative years, her decade of alcohol and drug abuse, divorce, and her road to recovery. Smith describes how her predisposition to depression and self-medication conspired in an environment ripe for addiction. She paints a candid portrait of alcoholism through the lens of gritty New York realism.