"Well-researched.... eye-opening and persuasive."
— Bill Maher, The New York Times Book Review
Praise for Too High to Fail:
"Fine examines how the American people have borne the massive economic and social expenditures of the failed Drug War, which is 'as unconscionably wrong for America as segregation and DDT.' A captivating, solidly documented work rendered with wit and humor."
— Kirkus (Starred Review)
"In his entertaining new book...[Fine] successfully illuminates an unusual world where cannabis growers sing “Happy Birthday” to [friendly law enforcement] while crossing their fingers against the threat of federal raids.This informative book will give even hardened drug warriors pause."
— Publishers Weekly
Praise for Farewell, My Subaru:
“Fine is a…storyteller in the mold of…Douglas Adams. If you’re a fan of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy-style humor — and also looking to find out how to raise your own livestock to feed your ice-cream fetish — Farewell, My Subaru may prove a vital tool.”
— Washington Post
“[Fine] is Bryson funny.”
— Santa Cruz Sentinel
“This is Green Acres for the smart set—a witty and educational look at sustainable living. Buy it, read it, compost it.”
— AJ Jacobs, author of The Year of Living Biblically
“A chuckle or a wry grin is waiting on every page, if not each paragraph. It’s the kind of humor that builds gradually, that sneaks up on you with such stealth that you hardly even realize what a good time you’re having until it’s all over. By the end of Farewell, My Subaru you can think of nothing that would seem like more fun than hanging out at Fine’s ranch, vainly striving to keep his goats from eating the rose bushes. Think James Herriot’s All Creatures Great and Small — updated as appropriate for the iPod generation.”
"Well-researched.... eye-opening and persuasive." — Bill Maher, The New York Times Book Review
Doug Fine is the author of two previous books, Not Really an Alaskan Mountain Man and Farewell, My Subaru (a Boston Globe bestseller). He has reported for The Washington Post, Wired, Salon, High Times, Outside, NPR, and U.S. News & World Report. He currently lives in New Mexico, where he relocated his family to research this book.
It's past time for the Drug War to end. Cannabis and all of it's uses are here to stay. We as a country need this to move forward. Read morePublished 1 month ago by James E Gaydos
Very interesting book that mainly focuses on Mendocino County, California that legalized marijuana cultivation and the farmers that are dedicated to bringing a high quality product... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Carol Palmer
Interesting book but not very well written. I would keep searching and buy a different book.Published 2 months ago by G. Dix
My third Fine book. The favorite by far being "Farewell..."__ he is best when telling stories of his personal experiences, which are funny and inspiring. Read morePublished 3 months ago by C. Kennedy
I have been away from the Cannabis scene for over 25 years while serving in the Military and found that what I left back in the 70's is quite different today. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mike1677
Although I do not agree with everything in this easy read, I still give it five stars because it brought up some interesting arguments that I had not considered before. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Trent Thompson
Very informative book. It certainly is a must read that should open the eyes of all to a substance that has virtually no psychoactive qualities (think non alcoholic beer) and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by David D'A
Great book. Burned through it in an afternoon. I got a sore neck from shaking my head in disbelief so often.Published 6 months ago by Bey Deckard
Received as gift. Good basic, where do i start reference. I discovered the MB2e machine, latest model works awesome for oils, butters, tinctures... Read morePublished 6 months ago by D.