Category : corrections

Corrections XVII – posted June 17th 2016

Captain Paul Vandenbos has emailed to point out an error on page 86. I refer to somebody being a 'Lieutenant Colonel' in the US Navy, which is in...

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Corrections XVI – posted June 6th 2016

On page 183 of Chasing The Scream, I write: “It would be absurd to say the chemicals play no role at all in, say, cigarette or crack addiction....

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Corrections – XV, posted April 14th 2016

I was asked by a few people on the book’s Facebook page to respond to an article on the excellent addiction and recovery website ‘The Fix’ that...

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Corrections XIV – posted September 8th 2015

A few more corrections have come through from readers: On page 121, explaining the origins of the Mexican drug cartel the Zetas, I wrote: “It...

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Corrections XIII – posted 11th April 2015

A few more corrections have been brought to my attention. Jonas van Hoffmann emailed to point out two mistakes. On page 259, it says President...

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Corrections XII

Brent Stone emailed to point out a typo. On page 77 in some editions of the book it says: "A few years after the incident Chino I was describing, an...

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Corrections XI – posted March 19th 2015

The excellent translator who is preparing the Spanish version of the book, María José Viejo, noticed some typos and minor errors that I’m keen to...

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Corrections X – posted March 12th 2015

Nancy Carroll emailed to point out a typo. On page 211, I mistyped Ed Bradley's name as "Ed Brantley". Thanks to Nancy for pointing this out - it...

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Corrections IX – posted 7th March 2015

On p51, I refer to the World Series baseball game rigged by Arnold Rothstein in 1919, and say “50 million people were listening in.” In fact, the...

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Corrections VIII – posted February 27th

Alison Wrbik emailed to point out two typos: On page 276, I wrote: “The cops demanded to know:  Where do you buy your marijuana? What suppliers...

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