12 Step Buddhist
Offering a compelling personal story of author Darren Littlejohn and his growth through various disciplines of buddhism, this book offers a different approach to the 12 step model complete with visualizations and mediations.
Author Noah Levine is a Punk Rock Buddhist. This popular book highlights his angry path of addiction and how it lead him to The Path of Buddhism.
Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous
Helping millions of people since the early 1930s, the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous serves as the foundation for all 12 step groups.
A Million Little Pieces
An addiction to crack and long term alcoholism finally brings this author to rehab where he finds himself for six weeks.
Go Ask Alice
A diary of an addicted teen. Totally anonymous. She's awkward, lonely, and under serious pressure from her said to be "perfect" parents.
Mary Karr recounts her journey through alcoholism and her journey into sobriety in this humorous and widely popular memoir.
Nic Sheff, son of fellow addiction and recovery author David Sheff, writes his memoir about growing up with an addiction to methamphetamines, and his eventual recovery.
This work of fiction, though considered somewhat autobiographical, watches the journey of main character Kristina as she becomes addicted to crystal meth.
Journalist Anne Dowsett Johnston dives deep into research and personal recovery to shed light on the prevelant problem of women's drinking.
David Sheff, father of author Nic Sheff, tells the heart wrenching tale of a father witnessing his son's downward spiral into addiction, but refusing to ever give up hope of recovery.