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William Burroughs Talks Addiction
6 months ago

William Burroughs Talks Addiction

El Hombre Invisible, the Cosmonaut of Inner Space, Bill Lee, William S. Burroughs; the gaunt faced author of Naked Lunch & Junky, talks about his addiction to heroin in the following video interview …
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How I Got Clean: Robby Cooper of Detroit Muscle
12 months ago

How I Got Clean: Robby Cooper of Detroit Muscle

Here is an excerpt from the new novel, Detroit Muscle, author Jeff Vande Zande. He tells the story of Robby Cooper, an OxyContin addict in early recovery. His ex-girlfriend is …
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Share Your Addiction Story Here
1 year ago

Share Your Addiction Story Here

This is your stage. Tell your story. And we’ll amplify it!  We believe that by sharing our stories of recovery, we can empower others to overcome addiction. We need your voice! We’re looking …
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When David Foster Wallace Went to Rehab
2 years ago

When David Foster Wallace Went to Rehab

At the end of 1989, David Foster Wallace was admitted to McLean Hospital, the psychiatric hospital associated with Harvard University, for substance addiction. He was twenty-seven years old and increasingly …
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A Supposedly Fun Thing He’ll Never Do Again
2 years ago

A Supposedly Fun Thing He’ll Never Do Again

At the end of 1989, David Foster Wallace was admitted to McLean Hospital, the psychiatric hospital associated with Harvard University, for substance addiction. He was twenty-seven years old and increasingly …
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The King of Sobriety
2 years ago

The King of Sobriety

Stephen King has written a lot of books – at 56 novels, he’s closing in on Agatha Christie – some of which have been great, some of which less so. …
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6 More of the Best Books Books About Addiction & Recovery
2 years ago

6 More of the Best Books Books About Addiction & Recovery

By  • Lists, Memoirs

If you’ve already read through the last 5 books and memoirs about addiction & recovery, here’s 6 more. Hopefully you can gain some insight so you can avoid going to that great …
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Buzz Aldrin’s Descent From Astronaut to Alcoholic
2 years ago

Buzz Aldrin’s Descent From Astronaut to Alcoholic

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took those famous steps that were watched by hundreds of millions, they instantly became two of the most famous people on the planet. …
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5 of the Best Books About Addiction You’ll Ever Read
2 years ago

5 of the Best Books About Addiction You’ll Ever Read

Sex, food, envy, drugs, dreams, drink: addiction is never simple and is rarely forgotten by those who survive it. Addiction is a very patient disease. These 5 writers learned that, …
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A Book That Will Make You Never Want to Drink Again
3 years ago

A Book That Will Make You Never Want to Drink Again

By  • Alcohol, Novels

There is something to be said for reading in bars—not just in one of Hemingway’s “clean, well-lighted” places, but in any old bustling spot with taps, bottles, a …
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