I have not read this book but it sounds quite interesting. In the ad Lovejoy says:
You might know me. I'm the patzer halfway down the weekender losing to juniors. Or maybe I sent some of my rating points your way. But although I've never been at the top of the Australian tree I've had some great times playing chess over the years, and some of that is contained in my memoir Between Dark and Dark.
For a review, check out Drugs, fast cars and - gasp! - chess in the Echo. Please note that The Echo Newspaper is a paper founded by David Lovejoy.