I Am Not Myself These Days by Josh Kilmer-Purcell
A Memoir (P.S.)

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The New York Times bestselling, darkly funny memoirof a young New Yorker's daring dual life—advertising art director by day,glitter-dripping drag queen and nightclub beauty-pageant hopeful by night—was asmash literary debut for Josh Kilmer-Purcell, now known for his popular PlanetGreen television series The Fabulous Beekman Boys.His story begins here—before the homemade goat milk soaps and hand-gatheredhoneys, before his memoir of the city mouse’s move to the country, TheBucolic Plague—in I Am Not Myself These Days,  with “plenty of dishy anecdotes and moments of tragi-camp delight” (WashingtonPost).
 

About Josh Kilmer-Purcell

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Josh Kilmer-Purcell is the bestselling author of the memoir I Am Not Myself These Days and the novel Candy Everybody Wants, and the star of Planet Green's documentary television series The Fabulous Beekman Boys. He and his partner, Brent Ridge, divide their time between Manhattan and the Beekman Farm.
 
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 321 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Gay & Lesbian. Non-fiction

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(In the book, he’s never more than one page away from having to head out the door with a backpack full of toys.) The author doesn’t try to pretend that working during the day and spending evenings at the clubs, vodka permanently attached to hand, wasn’t fun.

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I Am Not Myself These Days by Josh Kilmer-Purcell taught me a few things about myself: I would make a lousy drunk and an even lousier drag queen.

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However, he did recall his attraction to Jack and Jack's tenderness towards him.

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Originally posted Feb 03, 2006 Published in issue #862-863 Feb 10, 2006 Order article reprints

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Zimbio

This memoir of a drag queen whose gimmick is two flashing titties with goldfish in them must be read over and over again by each and every drag queen.

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Josh and Jack swiftly embark on a highly unconventional relationship, but as Josh’s drinking worsens and Jack develops an addiction to crack, Josh must decide if the life he’s made for himself can really offer him true happiness.

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