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The Sober Truth
The Sober Truth
Written by Lance Dodes and Zachary Dodes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033159
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The Sober Truth
Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs and the Rehab Industry
Written by Lance Dodes and Zachary Dodes


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $26.95

An exposé of Alcoholics Anonymous, 12-step programs, and the rehab industry—and how a failed addiction-treatment model came to dominate America.
 
AA has become so infused in our society that it is practically synonymous with addiction recovery. Yet the evidence shows that AA has only a 5–10 percent success rate—hardly better... Read more >
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The Sober Truth
Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs and the Rehab Industry
Written by Lance Dodes and Zachary Dodes


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $26.95

An exposé of Alcoholics Anonymous, 12-step programs, and the rehab industry—and how a failed addiction-treatment model came to dominate America.
 
AA has become so infused in our society that it is practically synonymous with addiction recovery. Yet the evidence shows that AA has only a 5–10 percent success rate—hardly better... Read more >
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Prison Baby
Prison Baby
Written by Deborah Jiang Stein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807098103
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Prison Baby
A Memoir
Written by Deborah Jiang Stein


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $14.00

A deeply personal and inspiring memoir recounting one woman’s struggles—beginning with her birth in prison—to find self-acceptance
 
Prison Baby is a revised and substantially expanded version of Deborah Jiang Stein’s self-published memoir, Even Tough Girls Wear Tutus. Even at twelve years old, Deborah, the adopted daughter of a progressive Jewish couple in... Read more >
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Prison Baby
A Memoir
Written by Deborah Jiang Stein


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $14.00

A deeply personal and inspiring memoir recounting one woman’s struggles—beginning with her birth in prison—to find self-acceptance
 
Prison Baby is a revised and substantially expanded version of Deborah Jiang Stein’s self-published memoir, Even Tough Girls Wear Tutus. Even at twelve years old, Deborah, the adopted daughter of a progressive Jewish couple in... Read more >
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Don't Call It Love
Don't Call It Love
Written by Patrick Carnes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152204
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Don't Call It Love
Recovery From Sexual Addiction
Written by Patrick Carnes


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2013
Price: $11.99

"Dr. Patrick Carnes is a creative,  pioneering, and courageous human being. His books are  changing the lives of  thousands!"

"I lost three marriages, all because of affairs."  "I became suicidal because of multiple intense  involvements."

"I spent money on sex when I  needed it for children's clothes."

"I  lost promotion opportunities and a special  scholarship because my co-workers found out... Read more >
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Farther and Wilder
Farther and Wilder
Written by Blake Bailey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307475527
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Farther and Wilder
The Lost Weekends and Literary Dreams of Charles Jackson
Written by Blake Bailey


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $17.95

Charles Jackson’s novel The Lost Weekend—the story of five disastrous days in the life of an alcoholic—was published in 1944 to triumphant success. Although he tried to escape its legacy, Jackson is often remembered only as the author of this thinly veiled autobiography. In Farther & Wilder, the award-winning biographer of Richard...

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Farther and Wilder
Farther and Wilder
Written by Blake Bailey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962201
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Farther and Wilder
The Lost Weekends and Literary Dreams of Charles Jackson
Written by Blake Bailey


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $13.99

From the prizewinning biographer of Richard Yates and John Cheever, here is the fascinating biography of Charles Jackson, the author of The Lost Weekend—a writer whose life and work encapsulated what it meant to be an addict and a closeted gay man in mid-century America, and what one had to do...

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Bobby's Book
Bobby's Book
Written by Emily Davidson, As told by Bob Powers, Photographed by Bruce Davidson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804480
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Bobby's Book

Written by Emily Davidson
As told by Bob Powers
Photographed by Bruce Davidson


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $21.00

"Bobby Powers is a real life character out of a Nelson Algren or Hubert Selby novel, only he somehow survived and figured out since the only way left to go was up, he might as well try it."—Barry Gifford 

In 1998, at the very moment that a publisher had approached Bruce Davidson... Read more >
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Bobby's Book

Written by Emily Davidson
As told by Bob Powers
Photographed by Bruce Davidson


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $21.00

In 1998, at the very moment that a publisher had approached Bruce Davidson about a book of his 1959 Brooklyn Gang photographs, former gang leader Bobby Powers unexpectedly telephoned the Davidsons. Over the next decade, Emily Davidson maintained an ongoing conversation with Powers in order to bring to light his struggle to overcome his... Read more >
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An Anatomy of Addiction
An Anatomy of Addiction
Written by Howard Markel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400078790
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An Anatomy of Addiction
Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug, Cocaine
Written by Howard Markel


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 3, 2012
Price: $16.00

Acclaimed medical historian Howard Markel traces the careers of two brilliant young doctors--Sigmund Freud, neurologist, and William Halsted, surgeon--showing how their powerful addictions to cocaine shaped their enormous contributions to psychology and medicine.
 
When Freud and Halsted began their experiments with cocaine in the 1880s, neither they, nor their colleagues, had any...

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An Anatomy of Addiction
An Anatomy of Addiction
Written by Howard Markel
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ISBN: 9780307379818
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An Anatomy of Addiction
Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug Cocaine
Written by Howard Markel


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $13.99

From acclaimed medical historian Howard Markel, author of When Germs Travel, the astonishing account of the years-long cocaine use of Sigmund Freud, young, ambitious neurologist, and William Halsted, the equally young, pathfinding surgeon. Markel writes of the physical and emotional damage caused by the then-heralded wonder drug, and how each man...

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High Stakes
High Stakes
Written by Sam Skolnik
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807006290
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High Stakes
The Rising Cost of America's Gambling Addiction
Written by Sam Skolnik


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $25.95

America is becoming hooked on gambling. From the millions of dens and dorm rooms lit by online poker games to the neighborhoods transformed by new casinos and slot machine parlors, legalized gambling has become an integral part of our lives.

With a singular blend of investigative journalism and poignant narratives of... Read more >
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High Stakes

Written by Sam Skolnik


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $25.95

America is becoming hooked on gambling. From the millions of dens and dorm rooms lit by online poker games to the neighborhoods transformed by new casinos and slot machine parlors, legalized gambling has become an integral part of our lives.

With a singular blend of investigative journalism and poignant narratives of... Read more >
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Healing the Addictive Personality
Healing the Addictive Personality
Written by Lee L. Jampolsky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307794994
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Healing the Addictive Personality
Freeing Yourself from Addictive Patterns and Relationships
Written by Lee L. Jampolsky


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2011
Price: $13.99

Since 1991, Dr. Lee Jampolsky's self-help classic Healing the Addictive Mind has given well over 100,000 people around the world the tools to create significant change in their lives. Now he continues his proven and trustworthy blend of practical and positive psychology with HEALING THE ADDICTIVE PERSONALITY. Dr. Jampolsky's straightforward approach... Read more >
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Turning the Tables on Gambling
Turning the Tables on Gambling
Written by Dr. Gregory L. Jantz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307779908
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Turning the Tables on Gambling
Hope and Help for Addictive Behavior
Written by Dr. Gregory L. Jantz


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2011
Price: $11.99

Don’t Gamble with Your Future.

Nearly two-thirds of the adult population in the United States gambled in the past year. For some, this represented a casual bet or a whimsical wager on winning the lottery. But for a significant and growing portion of the population, gambling isn’t recreation–it’s life.

Many believe... Read more >
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Games Alcoholics Play
Games Alcoholics Play
Written by Claude M. Steiner, Ph.D.
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ISBN: 9780307783820
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Games Alcoholics Play

Written by Claude M. Steiner, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2011
Price: $7.99

The most lucid account of the patterns of problem drinkers ever set down in a book!

Drawing on soundly tested theories of transactional behavior, Dr. Steiner describes the three distinct types of alcoholics -- Drunk and Proud, Lush and Wino -- and their games, scripts and rackets: Debtor... Kick... Cops and robbers..... Read more >
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Ordinary Recovery
Ordinary Recovery
Written by William Alexander, Foreword by Kevin Griffin
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ISBN: 9781590308288
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Ordinary Recovery
Mindfulness, Addiction, and the Path of Lifelong Sobriety
Written by William Alexander
Foreword by Kevin Griffin


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $15.95

The key to ongoing freedom from alcoholism or any other kind of addiction is right before us, here and now, in the ordinary and perfect present moment. The problem is that addictions are often the result of our efforts to escape living in the present in the first place. Bill Alexander’s... Read more >
The Last Addiction
The Last Addiction
Written by Sharon Hersh
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307499097
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The Last Addiction
Own Your Desire, Live Beyond Recovery, Find Lasting Freedom
Written by Sharon Hersh


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 7, 2010
Price: $11.99

In an age of tell-all addiction memoirs and reality television programs, we gulp down the stories of others in the hope that we, too, can be overcomers–even as we continue to love a person, substance, activity, or ideology too much.

As Sharon Hersh writes, “We all suffer from the same condition.”... Read more >
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Creative Recovery
Creative Recovery
Written by Eric Maisel and Susan Raeburn
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ISBN: 9781590305447
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Creative Recovery
A Complete Addiction Treatment Program That Uses Your Natural Creativity
Written by Eric Maisel and Susan Raeburn


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $16.95

For writers, artists, musicians, and creators in every field, this book offers a complete addiction recovery program specifically designed for the creative person. Full of explanations and exercises, this book presents ways to use your own innate creative abilities in service of your recovery and at each stage of the recovery... Read more >
The Last Addiction
The Last Addiction
Written by Sharon Hersh
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ISBN: 9780877882039
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The Last Addiction
Own Your Desire, Live Beyond Recovery, Find Lasting Freedom
Written by Sharon Hersh


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2008
Price: $15.99

In an age of tell-all addiction memoirs and reality television programs, we gulp down the stories of others in the hope that we, too, can be overcomers–even as we continue to love a person, substance, activity, or ideology too much.

As Sharon Hersh writes, “We all suffer from the same condition.”... Read more >
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Healing the Addictive Personality
Healing the Addictive Personality
Written by Lee L. Jampolsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781587613159
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Healing the Addictive Personality
Freeing Yourself from Addictive Patterns and Relationships
Written by Lee L. Jampolsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2008
Price: $14.99

Since 1991, Dr. Lee Jampolsky's self-help classic Healing the Addictive Mind has given well over 100,000 people around the world the tools to create significant change in their lives. Now he continues his proven and trustworthy blend of practical and positive psychology with HEALING THE ADDICTIVE PERSONALITY. Dr. Jampolsky's straightforward approach... Read more >
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No More Letting Go
No More Letting Go
Written by Debra Jay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307418258
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No More Letting Go
The Spirituality of Taking Action Against Alcoholism and Drug Addiction
Written by Debra Jay


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

“Detachment” has been the standard message of most addiction literature for the last twenty years. The conventional wisdom offered to an addict’s loved ones has been to let the addict “hit bottom” before intervening. Now intervention specialist Debra Jay challenges this belief and offers a bold new approach to treating addiction... Read more >
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What the Stones Remember
What the Stones Remember
Written by Patrick Lane
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ISBN: 9781590303894
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What the Stones Remember
A Life Rediscovered
Written by Patrick Lane


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: December 12, 2006
Price: $24.95

In this exquisitely written memoir, poet Patrick Lane describes his raw and tender emergence at age sixty from a lifetime of alcohol and drug addiction. He spent the first year of his sobriety close to home, tending his garden, where he cast his mind back over his life, searching for the... Read more >
No More Letting Go
No More Letting Go
Written by Debra Jay
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ISBN: 9780553383607
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No More Letting Go
The Spirituality of Taking Action Against Alcoholism and Drug Addiction
Written by Debra Jay


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2006
Price: $16.00

“Detachment” has been the standard message of most addiction literature for the last twenty years. The conventional wisdom offered to an addict’s loved ones has been to let the addict “hit bottom” before intervening. Now intervention specialist Debra Jay challenges this belief and offers a bold new approach to treating addiction... Read more >
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Addiction to Love
Addiction to Love
Written by Susan Peabody
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ISBN: 9781587612398
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Addiction to Love
Overcoming Obsession and Dependency in Relationships
Written by Susan Peabody


Format: Trade Paperback, 216 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2005
Price: $12.99

Love addiction manifests in many forms, from Fatal Attraction-type obsessive lust to less extreme but nonetheless psychologically and emotionally harmful forms. The most common of these is staying in a bad relationship because of a fear of being alone-the "I hate you but don'¬?t leave me" relationship. In ADDICTION TO LOVE... Read more >
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