"If Hemingway had been a porn star, this is how he would have written."
The Nervous Breakdown
"Oriana Small has pushed herself to the outermost extremes of what the body and mind are capable ofall before turning thirty years oldand now she's made it an authentic read for the rest of us to marvel at, elevating the depravity and denial inherent in the pornographic arts to a singular literary experience."
About the Author
Oriana Small is a writer and visual artist from Southern California. As Ashley Blue, she has appeared in over 300 adult films—including the infamous Girlvert
series—directed seventeen adult film features, co-hosted Playboy TV's Night Calls Hotline
, and has won numerous adult film industry awards, including AVN's Female Performer of the Year in 2004 and Best Supporting Actress in 2005. She lives and works with her husband, photographer Dave Naz, and her cat and dog in the Hollywood Hills.