To Throw Away Unopened by Viv Albertine


A very personal follow up to her best-selling memoir, Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.  Every memoir is a battle between reality and invention – but Viv Albertine has reinvented the genre with her unflinching honesty.

Mum’s last moments ruined; my relationship with my sister irredeemable; and possibly the loss of my thumb. All big losses but nothing compared to what I was fighting for. What was I fighting for, though? Even now I’m not sure. Something so old and so deep, it has no words, no shape, no logic’

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