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Addiction (INACTIVE)

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  • Not Just for Kids: 'Recovery Road' by Blake Nelson and 'We All Fall Down' by Nic Sheff

    Not Just for Kids: 'Recovery Road' by Blake Nelson and 'We All Fall Down' by Nic Sheff
    Recovery Road A Novel Blake Nelson Scholastic: 320 pp., $17.99, ages 13 and up We All Fall Down A Memoir Nic Sheff Little, Brown: 348 pp., $17.99, ages 15 and up We live in a society filled with temptation, where drugs and alcohol are illegal...
  • Book review: 'We Have Met the Enemy: Self-Control in an Age of Excess' by Daniel Akst

    Book review: 'We Have Met the Enemy: Self-Control in an Age of Excess' by Daniel Akst
    We Have Met the Enemy Self-Control in an Age of Excess Daniel Akst Penguin Press: 304 pp., $26.95 Daniel Akst borrowed his new book's title from "Pogo" creator Walt Kelly, whose "We have met the enemy and he is us" became a slogan marking the first...
  • Bob Forrest's unlikely career arc

    Bob Forrest's unlikely career arc
    Jason Davis, a 25-year-old heroin addict and grandson of oil billionaire Marvin Davis, was the most shameless cast member on "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew" last season, a distinction akin to being the nerdiest person at a "Star Trek" convention —...
  • Book review: 'Flashback' by Dan Simmons

    Book review: 'Flashback' by Dan Simmons
    Flashback A Novel Dan Simmons Reagan Arthur/Little, Brown: 560 pp., $27.99 Marcel Proust, the great author of memory, gets a swift kick in the pants in Dan Simmons' latest novel of an apocalyptic future, "Flashback." Remember all that stuff Proust...
  • The Siren's Call: Apocalyptic world? Forget about it!

    The Siren's Call: Apocalyptic world? Forget about it!
    Marcel Proust, the great author of memory, gets a swift kick in the pants in Dan Simmons' latest novel of an apocalyptic future, "Flashback" (Reagan Arthur/Little, Brown: 560 pp., $27.99). Remember all that stuff Proust wrote about memories returning to...
  • In death, Whitney Houston's years of struggle resonate with public

    In death, Whitney Houston's years of struggle resonate with public
    In the hours immediately following the announcement of Whitney Houston's death, social media exploded in a frenzy of testimonials, declarations of undying love and boundless grief, and — predictably — a small but steadfast stream of crude,...
  • Cartel rivalry blamed in latest Mexico drug clinic slayings

    Cartel rivalry blamed in latest Mexico drug clinic slayings
    In the second mass slaying at a Mexican rehab clinic in less than two weeks, gunmen burst into the Life Annex addiction treatment center in the volatile border city of Ciudad Juarez and killed at least 10 people -- patients and therapists alike. The...
  • 18 killed in Juarez clinic for addicts

    18 killed in Juarez clinic for addicts
    The deed was stomach-turning: Hooded gunmen burst into a Ciudad Juarez drug treatment center, gathered together those inside and lined them up before opening fire with semiautomatic weapons. When the shooting was over, 18 people were dead. Attention...
  • A sobering take on feng shui

    A sobering take on feng shui
    FENG SHUI was co-opted by the West at the same time that disco started to take hold, and some 35 years later, it's still rattling wind chimes. Now this quasi-mystical home improvement formula is getting a look from the world of rehab, where its unique...
  • Real-life shopaholics in a world of hurt

    Real-life shopaholics in a world of hurt
    Ilisa Tanner unlocks the door of a back room in a West Hollywood day spa. A whiff of mothballs wafts out of the small space, which has a folded massage table leaning against one wall and a few "Zen" decorations scattered about. Most of the room, however,...
  • Isla Fisher taps into high fashion

    Isla Fisher taps into high fashion
    Isla Fisher, who stars in "Confessions of a Shopaholic," has a secret of her own: It was all method acting. "I'm not anti-shopping, but I shop rarely and poorly," says the actress, who's been handed the Herculean task of making a hero out of a woman...