20 Books YOU must read if you are a recovering ADDICT

A Listmania! list by Andrew Seaward "author of Some Are Sicker Than Others" (Denver, CO USA)
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The list author says: "These are the top 20 addiction and recovery books (in my humble opinion)"
Some Are Sicker Than Others
1.  Some Are Sicker Than Others by Andrew Seaward
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Less Than Zero
2.  Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis
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Requiem for a Dream: A Novel
3.  Requiem for a Dream: A Novel by Hubert Selby Jr.
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (165 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Naked Lunch: The Restored Text
4.  Naked Lunch: The Restored Text by William S. Burroughs
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (368 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Junky: The Definitive Text of 'Junk'
5.  Junky: The Definitive Text of 'Junk' by William S. Burroughs
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Trainspotting
6.  Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (219 customer reviews)

Last Exit to Brooklyn (Evergreen Book)
7.  Last Exit to Brooklyn (Evergreen Book) by Hubert Selby Jr.
$13.03   Used & New from: $3.42
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (112 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Go Ask Alice
8.  Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,576 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Basketball Diaries
9.  The Basketball Diaries by Jim Carroll
$11.27   Used & New from: $2.75
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews)

Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction
10.  Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction by David Sheff
$8.44   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (654 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Valley of the Dolls
11.  Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (237 customer reviews)

A Million Little Pieces
12.  A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,029 customer reviews) | 43 customer discussions

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
13.  Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Ralph Steadman
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (721 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Dopefiend
14.  Dopefiend by Donald Goines
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews)

Digging the Vein
15.  Digging the Vein by Tony O'Neill
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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A Scanner Darkly
16.  A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (210 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Bright Lights, Big City
17.  Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerney
$12.50   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (131 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Diary of a Drug Fiend
18.  The Diary of a Drug Fiend by Aleister Crowley
$13.29   Used & New from: $3.97
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man: A Memoir
19.  Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man: A Memoir by Bill Clegg
$9.60   Used & New from: $0.67
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

The Night of the Gun: A Reporter Investigates the Darkest Story of his Life--His Own
20.  The Night of the Gun: A Reporter Investigates the Darkest Story of his Life--His Own by David Carr
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