Spalding Gray is also the author of Sex and Death to the Age 14; Monster in a Box; It's a Slippery Slope; Morning, Noon and Night; and Gray's Anatomy (still in print with Picador). He took his own life in 2004 by jumping from the Staten Island Ferry.
"'Virtuosic. A master writer, reporter, comic, and playwright. Spalding Gray is a sit-down monologist with the soul of a stand-up comedian. A contemporary Gulliver, he travels the globe in search of experience and finds the ridiculous' New York Times"