Category : News

‘Chasing The Scream’ is now available in Spanish

You can buy it here. The French, German and Swedish editions will become available over the next six months.

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Everything You Think You Know About Addiction Is Wrong

My TED talk on this subject is now online.

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I’m speaking in the UK, US, Australia, Mexico & Denmark in second half of 2015

I'm speaking in a range of places this year. In late August I'm speaking at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in Scotland. In early...

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You can now watch my favourite event discussing the book so far, on C-Span

It was at the wonderful Red Emma's bookstore in Baltimore. You can watch here. You can watch a whole load of other videos of me being interviewed or...

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If the war on drugs had ended, Philip Seymour Hoffman would likely still be alive

My latest article for the Huffington Post is here. To watch and listen to my recent media appearances, check out my Twitter feed - I am tweeting...

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I will be speaking at various places in the US and Canada

On the evening of the 29th January (blizzard permitting) I will be speaking at Politics and Prose in Washington DC; on lunchtime of the 30th I will...

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Addicts’ Lives Matter. We Need A Radical Change in Attitude – and Approach

My latest article for the Huffington Post is up.

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The Real Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered – And It Is Not What You Think

You can read this article, based on the book, at the Huffington Post.

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The Hunting of Billie Holiday

Politico, one of the leading US news sources, has run an extract from 'Chasing The Scream' To read the extract, click here (the link opens in...

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Should we end the war on drugs? A debate with Peter Hitchens

I recently had an exchange of letters with Peter Hitchens, who is the most articulate exponent of drug prohibition I know. I wanted to try to...

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