Jacket for 'Last Drink to LA'


UK - Faber & Faber

Last Drink to LA

By John Sutherland

Published Aug 2012

Since its launch 70 years ago, Alcoholics Anonymous has sparked hot debate. In Last Drink to LA, John Sutherland examines the exotic mutation of the movement in the hothouse atmosphere of southern California. This book is part-reportage, part-confession – a study of AA as it has evolved alongside the Dream Factory of Hollywood, laced with personal testimony from two generations of Sutherlands who have passed through it. When it comes to cleaning up, West is best – or at least more fun…