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Chasing the Scream

by Johann Hari

On Jun 24 2020, said:

"Chasing the Scream is a comprehensive history of American drug policy. It is exhaustively cited and compellingly written. This book will alter your views on substance use and policy."

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Manhattan Beach

by Jennifer Egan

On Jun 12 2020, said:

"A unipersonal saga covering several decades of the central character. The complexity of the plot is handled without error; the characters are clearly described; the reader is involved from the beggining, unputdownable! Only one terrible flaw: the author could not resist the temptation of giving the novel a happy end. Apparently, hollywood still dominates American culture. The plot and its masterful development does not admit a happy end. So sorry!"

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