20 Of The Junkiest Books About Drugs You’ll Ever Read
More books everyone should read before they go to that great rehab in the sky.
1. Low Down: Junk, Jazz, and Other Fairy Tales from Childhood by A.J. Albany
2. Inifinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
3. Another Day in Paradise by Eddie Little
4. Speed by William Burroughs Jr.
5. Lit by Mary Karr
6. Tai Pei by Tao Lin
7. Cocaine True, Cocaine Blue by Eugene Richardson
8. Dark Alliance: The CIA, The Contras, and the Crack Cocaine Explosion by Gary Webb
9. Straight Life by Art Pepper and Laurie Pepper
10. Sisters of the Extreme: Women Writing on the Drug Experience Edited by Cynthia Palmer and Michael Horowitz
11. The Last Opium Den by Nick Tosches
12. Dog Soldiers by Robert Stone
13. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe
14. Dope by Sara Gran
15. Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines by Nic Scheff
16. Artificial Paradises edited by Mike Jay
17. Spent by Antonia Crane
18. Trainspotting by Irvine Welch
19. A Piece of Cake by Cupcake Brown
20. Johnny Future by Steve Abee
Jerry Stahl is the author of 8 books, including the narcotic memoir Permanent Midnight, made into a movie with Ben Stiller, and, more recently, the heroin-and-GMO epic, Happy Mutant Baby Pills.