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 - August 2021

Alcohol and Remembering Rape: New Evidence for Practice

ANNA CARLINE AND HEATHER D. FLOWE, eds.

Palgrave Pivot, 2021, 148 pp, ISBN: 9783030678661 (hardcover)

Alcohol in the Age of Industry, Empire and War

DEBORAH TONER, ed.

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021, 272 pp, ISBN: 9781472569820 (hardcover)

Beautiful Things: A Memoir

HUNTER BIDEN

Gallery Books, 2021, 272 pp, ISBN: 9781982151119 (hardcover); ASIN: B08428WLJP (Kindle)

Cannabis as Medicine: Its History and Science

JOHN V. THOMAS

Aylesbury Press, 2021, 285 pp, ISBN: 9781883595913 (paperback)

Cannabis: Global Histories

LUCAS RICHERT AND JAMES H. MILLS, eds.

MIT Press, 2021, 418 pp, ISBN: 9780262045209 (paperback); ASIN: B08MPPKX5X (Kindle)

Cannabis in Medicine: An Evidence-based Approach

KENNETH FINN, ed.

Springer, 2020, 585 pp, ISBN: 978-3030459673 (paperback)

County Lines: Exploitation and Drug Dealing Among Urban Street Gangs

SIMON HARDING

Bristol University Press, 2021, 330 pp, ISBN: 9781529203073 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781529203080 (paperback); (e-Book)

Dope: The Real History of the Mexican Drug Trade

BENJAMIN T. SMITH

W. W. Norton, 2021, 464 pp, ISBN: 9781324006558 (hardcover); ASIN: B08X8ZKN1K (Kindle)

Drugs and Human Behavior: Biopsychosocial Aspects of Psychotropic Substances Use

DENISE DE MICHELI, ANDRÉ LUIZ MONEZI ANDRADE, RICHARD ALECSANDER REICHERT, EROY APARECIDA DA SILVA, BRUNO DE OLIVEIRA PINHEIRO, AND FERNANDA MACHADO LOPES, eds.

Springer, 2021, 583 pp, ISBN: 9783030628543 (hardcover); ASIN: B093Y3S7LH (Kindle)

Drugs Politics: Managing Disorder in the Islamic Republic of Iran

MAZIYAR GHIABI

Cambridge University Press, 2021, 364 pp, ISBN: 9781108466936 (paperback); originally published 2019

Drunk: How We Sipped, Danced, and Stumbled our Way to Civilization

EDWARD SLINGERLAND

Little Brown Spark, 2021, 384 pp, ISBN: 9780316453387 (hardcover); ASIN: B08KQ18XLF (Kindle)

Drunk on Genocide: Alcohol and Mass Murder in Nazi Germany (Series: Battlegrounds: Cornell Studies in Military History)

EDWARD B. WESTERMANN

Cornell University Press, 2021, 312 pp, ISBN: 9781501754197 (hardcover); ASIN: B08L5M67TJ (Kindle)

Global Trafficking Networks on Film and Television: Hollywood's Cartel Wars (Series: Routledge Advances in Television Studies)

CÉSAR ALBARRÁN-TORRES

Routledge, 2021, 188 pp, ISBN: 9780367904050 (hardcover); ASIN: B08R96X4LX (Kindle)

Investing in Cannabis: The Next Great Investment Opportunity

DAN AHRENS

John Wiley & Sons, 2021, 224 pp, ISBN: 9781119691013 (hardcover); ASIN: B08KYPQGM6 (Kindle)

Life with Hope: A Return to Living Through the 12 Steps and the 12 Traditions of Marijuana Anonymous, 3rd edition

MARIJUANA ANONYMOUS

Marijuana Anonymous, 2020, 232 pp, ISBN: 9780976577935 (paperback); ISBN-13: 9780578667188 (Nook)

Native Intoxicants of North America

SEAN RAFFERTY

University of Tennessee Press, 2021, 277 pp, ISBN: 9781621906308 (hardcover)

Negative Space: A Memoir

LILLY DANCYGER

Santa Fe Writers Project, 2021, 296 pp, ISBN: 9781951631031(paperback); ASIN: B08XY6N33X (Kindle)

Neurobiology of Addiction and Co-morbid Disorders (Series: International Review of Neurobiology)

ERIN S. CALIPARI AND NICHOLAS W. GILPIN, eds.

Academic Press, 2021, 488 pp, ISBN: 9780128203552 (hardcover); ASIN: B08XNJ4M8K (Kindle)

Opioids and Population Health: A Primer

SEAN J. HALEY, JAMES A. JOHNSON, AND LINDA J. FRAZIER

Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2021, 125 pp, ISBN: 9781284173185 (hardcover); ASIN: B08XWP79L4 (Kindle)

Pablo Escobar and Colombian Narcoculture (Series: Reframing Media, Technology, and Culture in Latin/o America)

ALDONA BIALOWAS POBUTSKY

University of Florida Press, 2020, 306 pp, ISBN: 9781683401513 (hardcover); (eBook)

Smashing the Liquor Machine: A Global History of Prohibition

MARK LAWRENCE SCHRAD

Oxford University Press, 2021, 736 pp, ISBN: 9780190841577 (hardcover)

Smoke and Mirrors: From the Soviet Union to Russia, the Pipedream Meets Reality

LEONID SINELNIKOV

Unicorn Publishing Group, 2021, 240 pp, ISBN: 9781913491352 (hardcover)

The Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence

JESSICA LAHEY

Harper, 2021, 336 pp, ISBN: 9780062883780 (hardcover); ASIN: B08CR9FZ44 (Kindle)

The Alcohol Hangover: Causes, Consequences, and Treatment

JORIS C. VERSTER, JORIS C., LIZANNE ARNOLDY, SARAH BENSON, ANDREW SCHOLEY AND ANN-KATHRIN STOCK, eds.

Independently published, 2021, 368 pp, ISBN: 9783036503561 (hardcover); ISBN: 9783036503578 (PDF) open access PDF available at https://doi.org/10.3390/books978-3-0365-0357-8 (registering DOI)

The Devil's Playbook: Big Tobacco, Juul, and the Addiction of a New Generation

LAUREN ETTER

Crown, 2021, 496 pp, ISBN: 9780593237984 (hardcover); ASIN: B08LZ77BL5 (Kindle)

The New Addiction Treatment: From Good Intentions and Bad Intuitions to Data, Performance, and Technology

DAVID E. PATTERSON SILVER WOLF

Oxford University Press, 2021, 184 pp, ISBN: 9780197601372 (hardback); (e-Book)

The Palgrave Handbook of Psychological Perspectives on Alcohol Consumption

RICHARD COOKE, DOMINIC CONROY, EMMA LOUISE DAVIES, MARTIN S. HAGGER, AND RICHARD O. DE VISSER, eds.

Palgrave Macmillan, 2021, 614 pp, ISBN: 9783030669409 (hardcover); ASIN: B094MY3LVF (Kindle)

The U.S. War on Drugs at Home and Abroad

JONATHAN D. ROSEN

Palgrave Macmillan, 2021, 160 pp, ISBN: 9783030717339 (hardcover); ASIN: B092CM4SG1 (Kindle)

This is Your Mind on Plants: Opium – Caffeine – Mescaline

MICHAEL POLLAN

Penguin Press, 2021, 288 pp, ISBN: 9780593296905 (hardcover); ASIN: B08N4P59FP (Kindle)

Treating Addiction with the Felt Sense Polyvagal Model: A Bottom-up Approach

JAN WINHALL

Routledge, 2021, 236 pp, ISBN: 9780367408114 (hardcover); ISBN: 9780367408121(paperback); ASIN: B0933M8H26 (Kindle)

Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of Addiction

MAIA SZALAVITZ

Hachette Go, 2021, 384 pp, ISBN: 9780738285764 (hardcover); ASIN: B08HLQW66F (Kindle)

Working with Substance-affected Parents and their Children: A Guide for Human Service Workers

MENKA TSANTEFSKI, STEFAN GRUENERT, AND LYNDA CAMPBELL

Routledge, 2021, 258 pp, ISBN: 978036772016(hardcover); ASIN: B08D2F93WV Kindle), originally published 2015