Chasing the Scream

Told through a series of gripping human stories, this book was the basis of a TED talk and animation that have been viewed more than twenty million times. It has transformed the global debate about addiction.

Chasing the Scream

Chasing the Scream

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER THE INSPIRATION FOR THE FEATURE FILM THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY 'Screamingly addictive' STEPHEN FRY 'Superb ... Thrilling story-telling' NAOMI KLEIN 'A powerful contribution to an urgent debate' GUARDIAN What if everything we've been told about addiction is wrong? One of Johann Hari's earliest memories is of trying to wake up one of his relatives and not being able to. As he grew older, he realised there was addiction in his family. Confused, he set out on a three-year, thirty-thousand mile journey to discover what really causes addiction – and how to solve it. Told through a series of gripping human stories, this book was the basis of a TED talk and animation that have been viewed more than twenty million times. It has transformed the global debate about addiction.

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Chasing the Scream
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Johann Hari
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-15 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER THE INSPIRATION FOR THE FEATURE FILM THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY 'Screamingly addictive' STEPHEN FRY 'Superb ... Thrilling story-telling' NAOMI KLEIN 'A powerful contribution to an urgent debate' GUARDIAN What if everything we've been told about addiction is wrong? One of Johann Hari's earliest
Chasing the Scream
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Johann Hari
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

A NEW 2019 EDITION BRINGING IT UP TO DATE The New York Times Bestseller The Book Behind the Viral TED Talk For the first time, the startling full story of the disastrous war on drugs--propelled by moving human stories, revolutionary insight into addiction, and fearless international reporting. What if everything
Chasing the Scream
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Johann Hari
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-28 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks

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Summary of Johann Hari’s Chasing the Scream by Milkyway Media
Language: en
Pages: 37
Authors: Milkyway Media
Categories: Study Aids
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-31 - Publisher: Milkyway Media

Johann Hari’s Chasing the Scream (2015) is a history and evaluation of the war on drugs first launched by the United States in the 1930s. The anti-drug campaign, which began long before Richard Nixon launched the official War on Drugs in 1971, was supposedly meant to put an end to
The Recovering
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Leslie Jamison
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-03 - Publisher: Granta Books

Addiction is seemingly inexplicable. From the outside, it can look like wilful, arrogant self-destruction; from the inside, it can feel as inevitable and insistent as a heartbeat. It is possible to describe, but hard to explore. Yet in The Recovering, Leslie Jamison draws on her own life and the lives