Really enjoyed this book and have now read some of the recommendations that came out of it.
When writing about one's self, most of us tend to include our accomplishments rather than our negative impacts on life; Levine is no exception.
I'm not saying it's "wrong," just that you would think he would be a little more conscious of this.
I'm more than half through and Noah Levine has yet to be "enlightened." He tells stories which COULD be interesting, but he's so dry and factual it's like reading a... Read morePublished 2 months ago by hannah
First off, I definitely would recommend this book. I hated reading my entire life, I've been struggling with my life, lost and leaving a path of destruction in my wake. Read morePublished 4 months ago by James Creston
Noah's memoir is easy reading and is a fascinating one! However, the thing that kept rolling through my mind, as it did in reading the works of Mark Epstein, is where the hell... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ken Stofft
I made time to read this book in one sitting and I must say that there were pages where I actively disliked Noah. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Teresa DeLeon-Cook
Two things that are very important for me demonstrated beautifully. I will never truly understand what he went through, but I can admire Noah Levine's love and determination. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Zac
Insightful. Helped understand this generation. Offers path for this group of people to relate to. Inspirational for this 'lost' boy to find beneficial livlihood to other suffering... Read morePublished 7 months ago by GraTeatude
This book was recommended from a Buddhist chat room on a 12 step recovery app on my phone, and I must say I am impressed! At first I thought punk rock, and Buddhism.. Read morePublished 9 months ago by josh