Posts tagged “go ask alice”

  1. Go Ask Alice is a 1971 novel by Beatrice Sparks that bills itself the "real-life diary" of an anonymous teenage girl. It has sold over four million copies, was adapted as a TV movie with William Shatner, and is still in print over 40 years later. I read it when I was in the seventh grade and was absolutely terrified by the searingly honest portrayal of what (I assumed) it felt like to do drugs.

  2. Oh my God. This was made up? This was MADE UP? I thought this was a real girl. I THOUGHT THIS COULD HAPPEN TO ME. I thought this was real? Okay, but how made up was this? "Edited" made up or "fiction" made up? HER NAME WASN'T EVEN ALICE? I think I heard about this once, maybe. I think maybe I heard about this a while back, but it just got absorbed into my…