- Take an Extra 30% Off Any Book: Use promo code HOLIDAY30 at checkout to get an extra 30% off any book for a limited time. Excludes Kindle eBooks and Audible Audiobooks. Restrictions apply. Learn more.
Howard Markel, M.D., Ph.D., is the George E. Wantz Distinguished Professor of the History of Medicine and director of the Center for the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan. His books include Quarantine! and When Germs Travel. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Journal of the American Medical Association, and The New England Journal of Medicine, and he is a frequent contributor to National Public Radio. Markel is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
As an addictions professional, this book was a fun, interesting, thoughtful, and entertaining bit of history. It's a Page turner.Published 6 months ago by JMS
I found this book by accident. I have just completed a semester of teaching an online college course where I encountered a unique student. Read morePublished 6 months ago by James F Hunt
This is a very interesting and compelling book. It is appropriate for all readers, especially those interested in the psychotherapeutic fieldPublished 9 months ago by B. Holland
This book should be of great interest to Frued fans, medical history lovers and recreational drug users. These 2 men were beyond brilliant and Cocaine played a major role. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Karen L. Black
This book came in top-notch brand new condition and is also a fascinating read! I highly recommend it to anyone!Published 10 months ago by Juliana Park
As a psychology student i found this book very insightful and amusing at times. I don't believe the book is intended to be humorous, although one can't help but to see the funny... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is the fascinating account of many famous people who were what we now call addicts. Many of them were doing research on themselves, not having the modern research companies... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Josie Cabot
It's amazing how these flawed men made such a profound impact on the history of the world. This book illuminates so much I could have never known about either man from reading my... Read morePublished 12 months ago by John Morris
This is a very well researched piece of work. The excellent writing makes it very readable and the content is fascinating. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ann Langley