Drunks and Other Poems of Recovery by Jack McCarthy

Drunks and Other Poems of Recovery is Jack McCarthy’s legacy to the people who saved his life. McCarthy's poem "Drunks" has gone around the world on recovery websites and is one of the most popular poems on the harsh climb out of alcoholism to date. This book is a powerful work that can sit on poetry shelves and recovery shelves with equal force.

"In the poetry world, he's a rock star."
 Boston Globe


"Jack McCarthy is on of the wonders of contemporary poetry . . ."
Stephen Dobyns