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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Previous Issue - January 2018

A Short History of Drunkenness

MARK FORSYTH

Viking, 2017, 256 pp, ISBN: 9780241297681(hardcover); ASIN: B07473XGCM (Kindle)

Beyond This Darkness: A Faith-based Pathway to Recovering from Addictive Behaviors

BEN PUGH, JASON GLOVER, AND DANIEL THOMPSON

Resource Publications, 2017, 92 pp, ISBN: 9781498243230 (hardback); ISBN: 9781532618031 (paperback); ASIN: B072C4CKQP (Kindle)

Brain Research in Addiction

TANYA CALVEY AND WILLIAM DANIELS, eds.

Elsevier, 2017, 284 pp, ISBN: 9780128135020 (Nook)

The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love -- Why We Get Hooked and How We Can Break Bad Habits

JUDSON BREWER AND JON KABAT-ZINN

Yale University Press, 2017, 256 pp, ISBN: 9780300223248 (hardcover); ASIN: B06VSPVRQQ (Kindle)

Busted: An Illustrated History of Drug Prohibition in Canada

SUSAN C. BOYD

Fernwood, 2017, 128 pp, ISBN: 9781552669761 (paperback)

Cannabis: A Complete Guide

ERNEST SMALL

Taylor & Francis, 2017, 597 pp, ISBN: 9781498761635 (hardcover)

Cannabis for Seniors

BEVERLY A. POTTER

Ronin Publishing, 2017, 200 pp, ISBN: 9781579512422 (paperback)

Challenging the U.S.-led War on Drugs: Argentina in Comparative Perspective

SEBASTIÁN ANTONINO CUTRONA

Routledge, 2017, 170 pp, ISBN: 9780415791885 (hardcover)

Containing Addiction: The Federal Bureau of Narcotics and the Origins of America's Global Drug War (Series: Culture and Politics in the Cold War and Beyond)

MATTHEW R. PEMBERTON

University of Massachusetts Press, 2017, 336 pp, ISBN: 9781625343154 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781625343161 (paperback)

Drug Control and Human Rights in International Law

RICHARD LINES

Cambridge University Press, 2017, 238 pp, ISBN: 9781107171176 (hardcover); ASIN: B06X9Z6R6M (Kindle)

Drugs and Society, 13th edition

GLEN R. HANSON, PETER J. VENTURELLI, AND ANNETTE E. FLECKENSTEIN

Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2017, 694 pp, ISBN: 9781284110876 (paperback)

Drugs in Germany and the United States, 1819-1945: The Birth of Two Addictions

JONATHAN LEWY

Nomos, 2017, 338 pp, ISBN: 9783848732845 (paperback)

Gambling Disorders in Women: An International Female Perspective on Treatment and Research

HENRIETTA BOWDEN-JONES AND FULVIA PREVER

Routledge, 2017, 306 pp, ISBN: 9781138188310 (hardback); ISBN: 9781138188327 (paperback); (Nook)

Gambling on Authenticity: Gaming, the Noble Savage, and the Not-so-new Indian (Series: American Indian Studies)

BECCA GERCKEN AND JULIE PELLETIER, eds.

Michigan State University Press, 2017, 180 pp, ISBN: 9781611862560 (paperback); 2018, ASIN: B075CRL8TY (Kindle)

Handbook of Cannabis and Related Pathologies: Biology, Pharmacology, Diagnosis, and Treatment

VICTOR R. PREEDY

Elsevier/Academic Press, 2017, 1170 pp, ISBN: 9780128007563 (hardcover); ISBN: 9780128008270 (Nook)

Healing with Medical Marijuana: Getting Beyond the Smoke and Mirrors

MARK SIRCUS

Square One Publishers, 2017, 208 pp, ISBN: 9780757004414 (paperback); ISBN: 9780757054419 (Nook)

Hollywood Shot by Shot: Alcoholism in American Cinema

NORMAN K. DENZIN

Routledge, 2017, 309 pp, ASIN: B075CN6Q33 (Kindle); originally published 1992

Integrating Psychological and Pharmacological Treatments for Addictive Disorders: An Evidence-based Guide

JAMES MACKILLOP, GEORGE A. KENNA, LORENZO LEGGIO, AND LARA A. RAY, eds.

Routledge, 2017, 252 pp, ISBN: 9781138919099 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781138919105 (paperback); ASIN: B073RP2VSM (Kindle); ISBN: 9781317405856 (Nook)

Internet Addiction: Neuroscientific Approaches and Therapeutical Implications Including Smartphone Addiction, 2nd edition

CHRISTIAN MONTAG AND MARTIN REUTER, eds.

Springer, 2017, 392 pp, ISBN: 9783319462752 (hardcover)

Learning Mechanisms in Smoking

WILLIAM ALVIN HUNT

Routledge, 2017, 248 pp, ASIN: B0747QBNLW (Kindle); originally published 1970

Legalizing Drugs: The Key to Ending the War

STEVE ROLLES

New Internationalist Publications, 2017, 144 pp, ISBN: 9781780263960 (paperback)

Making Peace in Drug Wars: Crackdowns and Cartels in Latin America

BENJAMIN LESSING

Cambridge University Press, 2017, 348 pp, ISBN: 9781107199637 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781316648964 (paperback)

Marijuana: Examining the Facts

KAREN VAN GUNDY AND MICHAEL S. STAUNTON

ABC-CLIO, 2017, 284 pp, ISBN: 9781440836725 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781440836732 (Nook)

Of Royalty and Drink

JOHN VAN DER KISTE

CreateSpace, 2017, 134 pp, ISBN: 9781975976101 (paperback)

Prohibition in Columbus, Ohio

ALEX TEBBEN

The History Press, 2017, 144 pp, ISBN: 9781540226365 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781467137218 (paperback); ASIN: B0753QLHVH (Kindle)

Psychotropic Drugs, Prevention and Harm Reduction

IMAINE SAHED AND ANTONY CHAUFTON, eds.

ISTE Press/Elsevier, 2017, 162 pp, ISBN: 9780081023730 (Nook)

Recovery Rising: A Retrospective of Addiction Treatment and Recovery Advocacy

WILLIAM L. WHITE

Rita Chaney, 2017, 735 pp, ASIN: B07526ZDVD (Kindle)

Rethinking Black Motherhood and Drug Addictions: Counternarratives of Black Family Resilience (Series: Black Studies and Critical Thinking)

TIERRA B. TIVIS

Peter Lang, 2017, ISBN: 9781433135040 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781433135033 (paperback)

Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll in the Dutch Golden Age

BENJAMIN B. ROBERTS

Amsterdam University Press, 2017, 160 pp, ISBN: 9789462983021 (hardcover)

Stepping Out of the Abyss: A Jewish guide to the 12 Steps

MENACHEM POZNANSKI AND ARYEH BUCHSBAYEW

Mosaica Press, 2017, 215 pp, ISBN: 9781937887957 (hardcover)

Substance Abuse: A Reference Handbook, 2nd edition revised

DAVID E. NEWTON

ABC-CLIO, 2017, 366 pp, ISBN: 9781440854774 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781440854781 (Nook)

The Alcoholic Society: Addiction and Recovery of the Self

NORMAN K. DENZIN

Routledge, 2017, 447 pp, ASIN: B0747R2GGL (Kindle); originally published 1987

**The Bill China Cannot Afford: Health, Economic and Social Costs of China's Tobacco Epidemic

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION AND UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2017, 56 pp, ISBN: 978929061790

The Carlat Guide to Addiction Treatment: Ridiculously Practical Clinical Advice

MICHAEL WEAVER

Carlat, 2017, 248 pp, ISBN: 9780997510638 (paperback)

**The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research

NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE

The National Academies Press, 2017, 486 pp, ISBN: 9780309453042 (paperback)

The Politics of Drugs: Perceptions, Power and Policies

SUSANNE MACGREGOR

Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, 372 pp, ISBN: 9781137496812 (hardcover); ASIN: B074563NC2 (Kindle)

Toward a Phenomenology of Addiction: Embodiment, Technology, Transcendence

FRANK SCHALOW

Springer, 2017, 191 pp, ISBN: 9783319669410 (hardcover); ASIN: B076DVKF5Z (Kindle)

Twelve Step Facilitation Handbook: A Therapeutic Approach to Treatment and Recovery, 2nd edition

JOSEPH NOWINSKI AND STUART BAKER

Hazelden Publishing, 2017, 2156 pp, ISBN: 9781616497668 (paperback)

Utopiates

RICHARD H. BLUM

Routledge, 2017, 319 pp, ISBN: 9781351300308 (Nook); originally published 1964

Writing Under the Influence: Alcohol and the Works of 13 American Authors

AUBREY MALONE

McFarland & Company, 2017, 187 pp, ISBN: 9781476667409 (paperback); ISBN: 9781476667409 (Nook)