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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Some Rain Must Fall: My Struggle: 5 by Karl Ove Knausgaard
    Some Rain Must Fall: My Struggle: 5 - by Karl Ove Knausgaard

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099590187 | ISBN 10: 0099590182

    At twenty, Karl Ove moves to Bergen. As the youngest student to be admitted to the prestigious Writing Academy, he arrives full of excitement and writerly aspirations.  Soon though, he is stripped of youthful illusions. His writing is reveale ... more

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  • Cover image of book Quit Cannabis: An Expert Guide to Coping with Cravings and Withdrawal, Unscrambling Your Brain... by Jan Copeland with Sally Rooke and Etty Matalon
    Quit Cannabis: An Expert Guide to Coping with Cravings and Withdrawal, Unscrambling Your Brain... - by Jan Copeland with Sally Rooke and Etty Matalon

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781743319925 | ISBN 10: 1743319924

    An authoritative guide to the health risks of using cannabis and practical, step-by-step information on coping with withdrawal symptoms and quitting marijuana for good.  Do you feel you're losing focus and concentration? Is weed taking a toll ... more

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  • Cover image of book Recovery: Twelve Simple Steps to a Life Beyond Addiction - A Contemporary Recovery Handbook by Lynden Finlay
    Recovery: Twelve Simple Steps to a Life Beyond Addiction - A Contemporary Recovery Handbook - by Lynden Finlay

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783752973 | ISBN 10: 1783752971

    Are you sick and tired of being addicted? Do you want to recover but think the 12-Step programme is not for you because you donít believe in God? This book presents a new version of the Steps which is simple and do-able by everyone, whether they have ... more

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  • Cover image of book Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair & Post-Punk, from the Middle East to the Lower East Side by Rayya Elias
    Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair & Post-Punk, from the Middle East to the Lower East Side - by Rayya Elias

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408837696 | ISBN 10: 1408837692

    "She's experienced wealth, cultural alienation, homelessness, brushes with fame, prison, rehab, record deals, a million blown second chances, a dozen broken hearts and one bloody-knuckled ultimate spiritual redemption. She even died once in the proce ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fix by Damian Thompson
    The Fix - by Damian Thompson

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780007436101 | ISBN 10: 0007436106

    Addictions to iphones, painkillers, cupcakes, alcohol and sex are taking over our lives.   Our most casual daily habits can quickly become obsessions that move beyond our control. Damian Thompson, who has himself struggled with a range of addi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mum, Can You Lend Me Twenty Quid? What Drugs Did to My Family by Elizabeth Burton-Phillips
    Mum, Can You Lend Me Twenty Quid? What Drugs Did to My Family - by Elizabeth Burton-Phillips

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780749951726 | ISBN 10: 0749951729

    Elizabeth Burton Phillips is a teacher, an ordinary middle-class mother who had always tried to do the best for her children; she never imagined that her identical twin sons, who had been doing so well at school, would become involved in drugs.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Child Protection, Domestic Violence & Parental Substance Misuse: Family Experiences & Effective ... by Hedy Cleaver, Don Nicholson, Sukey Tarr & Deborah Cleaver
    Child Protection, Domestic Violence & Parental Substance Misuse: Family Experiences & Effective ... - by Hedy Cleaver, Don Nicholson, Sukey Tarr & Deborah Cleaver

    £22.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781843105824 | ISBN 10: 1843105829

    This book draws on a wide range of evidence to explore the facts about the relationship between substance misuse and domestic violence and their effect on children, and examines the response of children's services when there are concerns about the sa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The L.A. Diaries by James Brown
    The L.A. Diaries - by James Brown

    £12.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780747574668 | ISBN 10: 0747574669

    James Brown worked as a successful Hollywood screenwriter and would drive the freeways of Los Angeles from meeting to meeting with movie executives. But he carried a terrible, destructive secret. He was unable to function without stopping off in a ba ... more

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  • Cover image of book Iliict Drugs: Use and Control by Adrian Barton
    Iliict Drugs: Use and Control - by Adrian Barton

    £32.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780415281720 | ISBN 10: 0415281725

    Illicit drugs and their use are now, more than ever, a dominant concern of politicians, policy makers and the general public. Often our understanding of the 'drug problem' tends to be uni-dimensional and based around particular areas of risk: risk of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Parental Substance Misuse and Child Welfare by Brynna Kroll & Andy Taylor
    Parental Substance Misuse and Child Welfare - by Brynna Kroll & Andy Taylor

    £25.00   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781853027918 | ISBN 10: 185302791x

    Focusing on the needs of children of substance misusing parents and the dilemmas faced by professionals working with them, this comprehensive book brings together for the first time theoretical and practice issues for all those involved with the cros ... more

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  • Cover image of book Honey, Honey, Miss Thang: Being Black, Gay, and on the Streets by Leon E. Pettiway
    Honey, Honey, Miss Thang: Being Black, Gay, and on the Streets - by Leon E. Pettiway

    £26.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9781566394987 | ISBN 10: 1566394988

    Many straight Americans would never embrace homosexuals as neighbors, co-workers, or friends. Still less would they accept as equals those transgendered individuals who work the streets to provide themselves with drug money.   This book seeks ... more

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