Book list


Addiction publishes new book lists five times per year, both in print and on this website. Items are alphabetised by author within each list. Entry in this list neither precludes nor guarantees later review. Note that entries with ** in front of citation are government documents and ++ denotes non-English language publications.

Compiled by Andrea L. Mitchell, SALIS: Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists.

Email: amitchell@salis.org


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Current List - January 2021

A Sense of Brutality: Philosophy after Narco-culture

CARLOS ALBERTO SÁNCHEZ

Amherst College Press, 2020, 170 pp, ISBN: 9781943208142 (paperback)

A Spiritual Pathway to Recovery from Addiction: A Physician's Journey of Discovery

LINVILLE M. MEADOWS

The Meadows Farm, 2020, 256 pp, ISBN: 9781735025803 (paperback); ASIN: B08FCWRWK1 (Kindle)

A Theology of the Drug War: Globalization, Violence, and Salvation

WILLIAM A. WALKER III

Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 2020, 186 pp, ISBN: 9781978706484 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781978706491 (Nook)

Alcohol, Drugs, and Impaired Driving: Forensic Science and Law Enforcement Issues

A. WAYNE JONES, JØRG GUSTAV MØRLAND, AND RAY H. LIU, eds.

CRC Press, 2020, 720 pp, ISBN: 9780367251628 (hardcover); ASIN: B08B9DSSZS (Kindle)

Cannabis: A Handbook for Nurses

CAREY S. CLARK

Wolters Kluwer Health, 2021, 464 pp, ISBN: 9781975144265 (paperback)

Child Rights and Drug Control in International Law (Series: Stockholm Studies in Child Law and Children's Rights)

DAMON BARRETT

Brill Nijhoff, 2020, 272 pp, ISBN: 9789004410589 (hardcover)

Cigarette Nation: Business, Health, and Canadian Smokers, 1930-1975 (Series: Intoxicating Histories)

DANIEL J. ROBINSON

McGill-Queen's University Press, 2021, 384 pp, ISBN: 9780228005315 (hardcover); ISBN: 9780228005322 (paperback)

Cocaine, Marijuana, Designer Drugs: Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Behavior (Series: Routledge Revivals)

KINFE REDDA, CHARLES A. WALKER, AND GENE BARNETT, eds.

CRC Press, 2020, 238 pp, ISBN: 9780367204259 (hardback); ISBN: 9780367204280 (paperback); originally published 1989

Decolonising Justice for Aboriginal Youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (Series: Criminology in Focus)

HARRY BRAGG, TAMARA TULICH, ROBYN WILLIAMS, RAEWYN MUTCH, SUZIE EDWARD MAY, DOROTHY BADRY, AND MICHELLE STEWART

Routledge, 2020, 208 pp, ISBN: 9780367351090 (hardcover); ASIN: B08HR1L8JT (Kindle)

Digital Gambling: Theorizing Gamble-play Media

CÉSAR ALBARRÁN-TORRES

Routledge, 2020, 264 pp, ISBN: 9780367591724 (paperback)

Drug Policies and Development: Conflict and Coexistence (Series: International Development Policy Series)

JULIA BUXTON, MARY CHINERY-HESSE AND KHALID TINASTI, eds.

Brill Nijhoff, 2020, 336 pp, ISBN: 9789004440487 (paperback)

E-cigarettes: Perspectives, Regulation and Health Effects (Series: Smoking and Tobacco Use)

RENÉ EBERSBACK, ed.

Nova Medicine & Health, 2020, 152 pp, ISBN: 9781536183757 (paperback)

Fast Facts about Medical Cannabis and Opioids: Minimizing Opioid Use Through Cannabis

GREGORY L. SMITH AND KEVIN F. SMITH

Springer Publishing Company, 2020, 254 pp, ISBN: 9780826142993 (paperback); ASIN: B081D3VW97 (Kindle)

Food Safety Lessons for Cannabis-infused Edibles

KATHY KNUTSON

Elsevier Academic Press, 2020, 238 pp, ISBN: 9780128195123 (paperback); ASIN: B087YLVWC7 (Kindle)

From the Front Lines of the Appalachian Addiction Crisis: Healthcare Providers Discuss Opioids, Meth and Recovery (Series: Contributions to Southern Appalachian Studies)

WENDY WELCH, ed.

McFarland & Company, 2020, 227 pp, ISBN: 9781476682266 (paperback); ASIN: B08G3RX757 (Kindle)

Governing the Heroin Trade: From Treaties to Treatment (Series: Law, Ethics, and Governance)

MELISSA BULL

Routledge, 2020, 204 pp, ISBN: 9780367603434 (paperback); originally published 2008

Grief and Addiction: Considering Loss in the Recovery Process

JULIE K. BATES-MAVES

Routledge, 2020, 278 pp, ISBN: 9781138587434 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781138587458 (paperback); ASIN: B08FYWBMFH (Kindle)

Human Rights and Tobacco Control (Series: Elgar Studies in Health and the Law)

MARIE E. GISPEN AND BRIGIT TOEBES, eds.

Edward Elgar, 2020, 304 pp, ISBN: 9781788974813 (hardcover)

Improving Substance Use Care: Addressing Barriers to Expanding Integrated Treatment Options for Post-9/11 Veterans

ERIC R. PEDERSEN, KATHRYN E. BOUSKILL, STEPHANIE BROOKS HOLLIDAY, JONATHAN H. CANTOR, SIERRA SMUCKER, MATTHEW L. MIZEL, LAUREN SKRABALA, AARON KOFNER AND TERRI L. TANIELIAN

RAND Corporation, 2020, 187 pp, ISBN: 9781977405326 (paperback)

Intoxicating Zion: A Social History of Hashish in Mandatory Palestine and Israel

HAGGAI RAM

Stanford University Press, 2020, 272 pp, ISBN: 9781503613263 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781503613911 (paperback); ASIN: B08HHLXDKW (Kindle)

Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane

JONATHAN H. ADLER, ed.

Brookings Institution Press, 2020, 203 pp, ISBN: 9780815737896 (paperback); ASIN: B07V7HC1MV (Kindle)

Mescaline: A Global History of the First Psychedelic

MIKE JAY

Yale University Press, 2019, 304 pp, ISBN: 9780300231076 (hardcover); ASIN: B07R7J71RY (Kindle)

Musicians & Addiction: Research and Recovery Stories

PAUL SAINTILAN, ed.

Music Australia, 2020, 322 pp, ISBN: 9780648688303 (paperback); ASIN: B07XHW6FHW (Kindle)

Narratives of Vulnerability in Mexico's War on Drugs

RAÚL DIEGO RIVERA HERNÁNDEZ; ISIS SADEK, trans.

Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, 221 pp, ISBN: 9783030511432 (hardcover); ASIN: B08FT4GMWB (Kindle)

Neurobiology of Alcohol and the Brain

ASHOK K. SINGH

Academic Press, 2020, 354 pp, ISBN: 9780128196809 (paperback); ASIN: B08K42F27F (Kindle)

One Good Reason: A Memoir of Addiction and Recovery, Music and Love

SÉAN MCCANN, WITH ANDREA ARAGON

Nimbus Publishing, 2020, 232 pp, ISBN: 9781771088220 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781771088237 (Nook)

Opium: How an Ancient Flower Shaped and Poisoned Our World

JOHN H. HALPERN AND DAVID BLISTEIN

Hachette Books, 2019, 352 pp, ISBN: 9780316417662 (hardcover); ISBN: 9780316417679 (paperback); ASIN: B07L2V27H1 (Kindle)

Pain Killer: A Memoir of Big League Addiction

BRANTT MYHRES

Viking Canada, 2021, 320 pp, ISBN: 9780735239418 (hardcover); ASIN: B088QK9ZKW (Kindle)

Quitter: A Memoir of Drinking, Relapse, and Recovery

ERICA C. BARNETT

Viking, 2020, 336 pp, ISBN: 9780525522324 (hardcover); ASIN: B081M5XVRS (Kindle)

Recovering: From Brokenness and Addiction to Blessedness and Community

AARON WHITE

Baker Academic, 2020, 224 pp, ISBN: 9781540963185 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781540960825 (paperback); ASIN: B0821RHZ19 (Kindle)

Regulating Cannabis: A Global Review and Future Directions

TOBY SEDDON AND WILLIAM FLOODGATE

Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, 143 pp, ISBN: 9783030529260 (hardcover); ASIN: B08HJ5H8TF (Kindle)

Spiritual Well-Being and Alcohol Use Among College Students

NIBY KANNAI

Scholars' Press, 2020, 116 pp, ISBN: 9786138926245 (paperback); (eBook)

Sport, Alcohol and Social Inquiry: A Global Cocktail (Series: Research in the Sociology of Sport)

SARAH GEE, ed.

Emerald Group Publishing, 2020, 192 pp, ISBN: 9781787698420 (hardback); ASIN: B085NQW84T (Kindle)

Stepping Stones: A Memoir of Addiction, Loss, and Transformation

MARILEA C. RABASA

She Writes Press, 2020, 336 pp, ISBN: 9781631528989 (paperback)

Stray: A Memoir

STEPHANIE DANLER

Alfred A. Knopf, 2020, 256 pp, ISBN: 9781101875964 (hardcover); ASIN: B07WHB311F (Kindle)

Temperance Societies in Late Victorian and Edwardian England

DAVID M. FAHEY

Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020, 191 pp, ISBN: 9781527558571 (hardcover)

The Cambridge Handbook of Substance and Behavioral Addictions

STEVE SUSSMAN, ed.

Cambridge University Press, 2020, 464 pp, ISBN: 9781108427166 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781108447850 (paperback); ASIN: B088SXF6CL (Kindle)

The Cannabis Business: Understanding Law, Finance, and Governance in America's Newest Industry

CHARLES S. ALOVISETTI AND CASSIA FURMAN

Routledge, 2021, 206 pp, ISBN: 9780367519964 (hardcover); ISBN: 9780367519940 (paperback)

The Opioid Fix: America's Opioid Crisis and the Solution They Don't Want You to Have

BARBARA ANDRAKA-CHRISTOU

Johns Hopkins University Press 2020, 288 pp, ISBN: 9781421437651(hardcover); ASIN: B07VZ11PDT (Kindle)

The Origins of Cocaine: Colonization and Failed Development in the Amazon Andes (Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology)

PAUL GOOTENBERG AND LILIANA M. DÁVALOS, eds.

Routledge, 2020, 190 pp, ISBN: 9780367464585 (paperback)

The Wine O'Clock Myth: The Truth You Need to Know about Women and Alcohol

LOTTA DANN

Allen & Unwin, 2020, 288 pp, ISBN: 9781988547220 (paperback); ASIN: B0882QX75P (Kindle)

Transforming the War on Drugs: Warriors, Victims and Vulnerable Regions

ANNETTE IDLER, JUAN CARLOS AND GARZÓN VERGARA, eds.

Hurst & Company, 2020, 320 pp, ISBN: 9781787381988 (hardcover)

Understanding Medical Cannabis: Critical Issues and Perspectives for Human Service Professionals

JOANNE LEVINE, ed.

Routledge, 2021, 208 pp, ISBN: 9780367360993(hardcover); ISBN: 9780367361013 (paperback); ASIN: B08KTN9P62 (eTextbook)

Weed Science: Cannabis Controversies and Challenges

GODFREY PEARLSON

Academic Press, 2020, 326 pp, ISBN: 9780128181744 (paperback); ASIN: B08CZNMHZR (Kindle)