Tag Archives: Substance Abuse & Addictions/Drugs

Storming Heaven

by Jay Stevens

“Fascinating . . . The most compelling account yet of how these hallucinogenic, or psychedelic, drugs became an explosive force in postwar American history.”…

Snowblind

by Robert Sabbag

“A flat-out ballbuster. It moves like a threshing machine with a fuel tank full of ether. . . . Sabbag is a whip-song writer.”…

Pot Planet

by Brian Preston

“A gimlet-eyed and often hilarious account of the author’s round-the-world reefer safari. With Britain’s downscaling of penalties for marijuana possession currently stirring up controversy,…

Naked Lunch

by William S. Burroughs

“A book of great beauty . . . . Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius.”…

Doctor Dealer

by Mark Bowden

“Shocking . . . briskly and brilliantly told.” –The Baltimore Sun

Acid Dreams

by Martin Lee

“Engaging throughout. . . . At once entertaining and disturbing.” –Andrew Weil, M.D., The Nation