A reporter looks back at his grim past
New York Times reporter David Carr thought his life might make a good book. So he wrote about the time of his life that was filled with drug use, parenting mishaps and close encounters with oblivion. It's a junkie memoir, but one that Carr says was reported, not invented.
- David Carr: Culture reporter and media columnist for The New York Times. He's the author of the new book, "The Night of the Gun: A Reporter Investigates the Most Harrowing Story of His Life, His Own."