16 2020

As Needed for Pain: A Memoir of Addiction with author Dan Peres

7:30PM - 8:30PM  


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Virtual Event via Zoom. Presented by the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and Simon Family JCC’s Lee and Bernard Jaffe Family Jewish Book Festival.


As Needed for Pain is a raw and riveting—and often wryly funny—addiction memoir from one of New York media’s most accomplished editors, Dan Peres at W magazine and Details, which explores his never-before-told story of opioid addiction and the drastic impact it had on his life and career.


By turns humorous and gripping, Peres’s story is a cautionary coming-of-age tale filled with unforgettable characters and breathtaking brushes with disaster. But the heart of the book is his journey from outsider to insecure insider, what it took to get him there, and how he found his way back from a killing addiction.



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