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Corrections XIX – posted June 19th 2017

On page 19 of Chasing The Scream, I write, about Billie Holiday: "Billie brought herself up on the streets of Baltimore, alone, defiant. It was the...

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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. So...

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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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‘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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A TED Talk: Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong / video

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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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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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