High in the Streets (Paperback)

By Matthew Binder

Roundfire Books, 9781785352836, 256pp.

Publication Date: April 29, 2016

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Description

This brilliant and hilarious novel is On the Road meets Catcher in the Rye in modern-day Los Angeles.One day Lou Brown decided to kill himself. But when he sat down to craft a suicide letter, the simple act of committing words to the page was like opening up a window to his mind, allowing the whole world to shine. His book went on to become a runaway bestseller, making him a literary icon, earning him all the trappings of the American Dream. It's now five years later and the obligations that come along with great success have robbed him of the freedom he values above all else. When Lou suspects his fiance of an infidelity, he moves into the Frontier Motel, setting himself up for a week-long adventure where he ll once again learn to buck convention, indulge in his honest appetites, and follow his uninhibited instincts.


About the Author

Matthew Binder is a former wastrel of the highest order. His work has drawn comparisons to Bret Easton Ellis, Norman Mailer, and James Salter. HIGH IN THE STREETS is his first novel.
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