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10 books about drug addiction

Pick up one of these featured titles on drug addiction in May 2021.

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There are hundreds of books published on drug addiction. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Chasing A Flawed Sun by Daniel McGhee

Category: Self-Help

This book was published 2 years ago by Bowker and takes approximately 15.3 hours to read.

Chronic Junkie: A Story of Addiction, Despair, Unconditional Love, Hope, and Triumph by Timothy J. Ryan

Category: Suicide

This book was published last year by, Inc. and takes approximately 4.3 hours to read.

A Piece of Cake: A Memoir by Cupcake Brown

Category: Black & African American

This book was published 14 years ago by Crown and takes approximately 16.0 hours to read.

High Achiever: The Incredible True Story of One Addict's Double Life by Tiffany Jenkins

Category: Codependency

This book was published 2 years ago by Harmony and takes approximately 12.8 hours to read.

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy

Category: Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology

This book was published 2 years ago by Back Bay Books and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.

Addiction by Margaret McHeyzer

Category: Coming of Age

This book was published 3 years ago by Margaret McHeyzer and takes approximately 10.5 hours to read.

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction by MD Gabor Maté

Category: Codependency

This book was published 11 years ago by North Atlantic Books and takes approximately 17.9 hours to read.

The Alcoholic / Addict Within: Our Brain, Genetics, Psychology and the Twelve Steps as Psychotherapy by Dr. Andrew P.

Category: Self-Help

This book was published 4 years ago by Smashwords and takes approximately 7.8 hours to read.

Rewired: A Bold New Approach To Addiction and Recovery by Erica Spiegelman

Category: Self-Help

This book was published 6 years ago by Hatherleigh Press and takes approximately 4.8 hours to read.

Drug Use for Grown-Ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear by Carl L. Dr. Hart

Category: Behavioral Sciences

This book was published this year by Penguin Press and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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