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 - April 2021

A Drunkard's Defense: Alcohol, Murder, and Medical Jurisprudence in Nineteenth-century America

MICHELE ROTUNDA

University of Massachusetts Press, 2021, 216 pp, ISBN: 9781625345530 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781625345547 (paperback)

Brexit and the Control of Tobacco Illicit Trade (Series: Springer Briefs in Law)

MARINA FOLTEA

Springer, 2020, 88 pp, ISBN: 9781013277658 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781013277641 (paperback); ASIN: B089R6T1ZD (Kindle)

Chemical Youth: Navigating Uncertainty in Search of the Good Life (Series: Critical Studies in Risk and Uncertainty)

ANITA HARDON

Palgrave Macmillan, 2021, 341 pp, ISBN: 9783030570804 (hardcover); ASIN: B08L6JJLNL (Kindle)

Chronic Pain and Opioid Management: Strategies for Integrated Treatment

JENNIFER L. MURPHY AND SAMANTHA RAFIE

American Psychological Association, 2021, 212 pp, ISBN: 9781433832567 (paperback)

Debating the Drug War: Race, Politics, and Media (Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues)

MICHAEL ROSINO

Routledge, 2021, 196 pp, ISBN: 9781138239685 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781138239692 (paperback)

Delinquency and Substance Use in Europe: Understanding Risk and Protective Factors

DAVID P. FARRINGTON, HARRIE JONKMAN, AND FREDERICK GROEGER-ROTH, eds.

Springer, 2021, 175 pp, ISBN: 9783030584412 (hardcover); ASIN: B08MKWSR57 (Kindle)

Dirty Tobacco: Spies, Lies and Mega-profits

TELITA SNYCKERS

Tafelberg, 2020, 341 pp, ISBN: 9780624088936 (hardcover); ASIN: B08NV44L9X (Kindle

Drug Use for Grown-Ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear

CARL L. HART

Penguin Press, 2021, 304 pp, ISBN: 9781101981641 (hardcover); ASIN: B088QLTSQN (Kindle)

Drugs and Drug Policy: The Control of Consciousness Alteration, 3rd edition

CLAYTON J. MOSHER AND SCOTT M. AKINS

SAGE, 2020, 688 pp, ISBN: 9781544351124 (paperback); ASIN: B08P24GRSF (Kindle)

Drugs and Thugs: The History and Future of America's War on Drugs

RUSSELL CRANDALL

Yale University Press, 2021, 520 pp, ISBN: 9780300240344 (paperback); ASIN: B08KFNQSDR (Kindle)

Handbook of Alcohol Use and Abuse: Understandings from Synapse to Society

DANIEL FRINGS AND IAN ALBERY

Elsevier Academic Press, 2021, 678 pp, ISBN: 9780128167205 (paperback)

Handbook of Medical Hallucinogens

CHARLES S. GROB AND JIM GRIGSBY, eds.

Guilford Press, 2021, 556 pp, ISBN: 9781462545445 (hardcover); ASIN: B08QTT22XF (Kindle)

Internet Addiction: A Critical Psychology of Users (Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology)

EMALINE FRIEDMAN

Routledge, 2021, 130 pp, ISBN: 9780367172916 (hardcover); ISBN: 9780367172954 (paperback); ASIN: B08QQ84ZMR (Kindle)

It Takes a Family: Creating Lasting Sobriety, Togetherness, and Happiness, 2nd edition

DEBRA JAY

Hazelden Publishing, 2021, 340 pp, ISBN: 9781616499129 (paperback); ASIN: B08C1G2LGD (Kindle)

Killing Season: A Paramedic's Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Opioid Epidemic

PETER CANNING

Johns Hopkins University Press, 2021, 320 pp, ISBN: 9781421439853 (hardcover); ASIN: B08BMF3QRQ (Kindle)

Law, Drugs, and the Politics of Childhood: From Protection to Punishment (Series: New Advances in Crime and Social Harm)

SIMON FLACKS

Routledge, 2021, 200 pp, ISBN: 9780367243784 (hardcover)

Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling, 5th edition

GERI MILLER

Wiley, 2021, 656 pp, ISBN: 9781119433033 (paperback); ASIN: B08PNXVHRJ (e-Textbook)

Loosening the Grip: A Handbook of Alcohol Information, 12th edition

JEAN KINNEY

Outskirts Press, 2020, 670 pp, ISBN: 9781977221209 (paperback)

Marijuana Law and Policy

DOUGLAS A. BERMAN AND ALEX KREIT

Carolina Academic Press, 2020, 820 pp, ISBN: 9781531010379 (hardcover); ASIN: B08GX6ZTZ6 (Kindle)

Medical Marijuana: A Clinical Handbook

SAMOON AHMAD AND KEVIN P. HILL

Wolters Kluwer, 2021, 512 pp, ISBN: 9781975141899 (paperback); ASIN: B08DW9GLZM (Kindle)

Opioid Use and Misuse in the Medicare System

TOM FREITAG

Nova Science, 2020, 290 pp, ISBN: 9781536168587 (hardcover)

Our Love Affair with Drugs: The History, the Science, the Politics

JERROLD WINTER

Oxford University Press, 2020, 216 pp, ISBN: 978-0190051464 (hardcover); ASIN: B07XVPLLDN (Kindle)

Prenatal Alcohol Exposure: A Clinician's Guide

MANSFIELD MELA

American Psychiatric Association Publishing, 2021, 435 pp, ISBN: 9781615372393 (paperback)

Principles of Health: Prescription Drug Abuse

PATRICIA STANFILL EDENS

Salem Press, 2021, 400 pp, ISBN: 9781642659252 (hardcover)

Psychedelic Refugee: The League for Spiritual Discovery, the 1960s Cultural Revolution, and 23 Years on the Run

ROSEMARY WOODRUFF LEARY AND DAVID F. PHILLIPS

Park Street Press, 2021, 352 pp, ISBN: 9781644111802 (paperback); ASIN: B0868V8FHK (Kindle)

Psychedelic Tricksters: A True Secret History of LSD

DAVID BLACK

Independently published, 2020, 222 pp, ISBN: 979-8644778768 (paperback); ASIN: B0892B9T5C (Kindle)

Research Handbook on International Drug Policy

DAVID R. BEWLEY-TAYLOR AND KHALID TINASTI, eds.

Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020, 432 pp, ISBN: 9781788117050 (hardcover)

Smokeless Tobacco Products: Characteristics, Usage, Health Effects, and Regulatory Implications (Series: Emerging Issues in Analytical Chemistry)

WALLACE B. PICKWORTH, ed.

Elsevier, 2020, 240 pp, ISBN: 9780128181584 (paperback); ASIN: B0845TG94Z (Kindle)

Sociological Perspectives on Substance Abuse and College Life: An Ethnographic Investigation

PATRICK O’BRIEN

Self-published, 2019, 274 pp, ISBN: 9781732977532 (paperback)

Substance Use Disorders: A Biopsychosocial Perspective

PERRY M. DUNCAN

Cambridge University Press, 2021, 846 pp, ISBN: 9780521877770 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781108819091 (paperback); ASIN: B08GG8SB6M (ebook)

Take Control of Your Drinking: A Practical Guide to Alcohol Moderation and Sobriety, and When to Get Professional Help, 2nd edition

MICHAEL S. LEVY

Johns Hopkins University Press, 2021, 304 pp, ISBN: 9781421439433 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781421439440 (paperback); ASIN: B08BMH3C6G (Kindle)

Taxing Sin

MICHAEL THOM

Palgrave Macmillan, 2021, 222 pp, ISBN: 9783030491758 (paperback); ASIN: B08PCPD69B (Kindle)

Textbook of Addiction Treatment: International Perspectives, 2nd edition

NADY EL-GUEBALY, GIUSEPPE CARRÀ, MARC GALANTER, AND ALEXANDER M. BALDACCHINO, eds.

Springer, 2021, 1585 pp, ISBN: 9783030363901 (hardcover); ASIN: B08MQ2J2NS (Kindle)

The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Substance Use Disorder Treatment, 6th edition

KATHLEEN BRADY, FRANCES R. LEVIN, MARC GALANTER, AND HERBERT D. KLEBER, eds.

American Psychiatric Association Publishing, 2021, 912 pp, ISBN: 9781615372218 (hardcover)

The Casino and Society in Britain (Series: Routledge Studies in Modern British History)

SEAMUS MURPHY

Routledge, 2021, 234 pp, ISBN: 9781138318953 (hardcover); ASIN: B08MVDL14N (Kindle)

The Drug Propaganda: Drug War (Vol. 2)

DAN RUSSELL

Self-published, 2019, 255 pp, ISBN: 9781072044765 (paperback)

The Drug Propaganda: Prohibition (Vol. 1)

DAN RUSSELL

Self-published, 2019, 285 pp, ISBN: 9781071435212 (paperback)

The Japanese Guide to Healthy Drinking: Advice from a Sake-loving Doctor on How Alcohol Can Be Good for You

KAORI HAISHI AND SHINICHI ASABE

Robinson, 2021, 288 pp, ISBN: 978-1472144560 (hardcover)

The Narcotic Farm: The Rise and Fall of America's First Prison for Drug Addicts

NANCY D. CAMPBELL, JAMES P. OLSEN, AND LUKE WALDEN

University Press of Kentucky, 2021, 208 pp, ISBN: 9781949669244 (hardcover); South Limestone, 2021, 66239KB, ASIN: B0892SGD23 (Kindle); originally published 2008