Bloomsbury

9781635573978

STARRED REVIEW

Dirtbag, Massachusetts

The 12 essays in Isaac Fitzgerald's Dirtbag, Massachusetts offer heaping helpings of humor, joy, pain, sorrow, grace and insight.

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Review of ‘Dirtbag, Massachusetts’

Isaac Fitzgerald grabs readers' attention with the title of his memoir—Dirtbag, Massachusetts: A Confessional—and never lets go. He's a mesmerizing storyteller who deploys unexpected delights from his very first line: "My parents were married when they had me, just to different people." Not only that, but they "met at divinity school, which is a pretty…

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