Alcohol and Pop Culture

Millions of people around the world struggle with substance abuse and addiction every day. We’ve collected these readings lists and offer these links to other recommended books in the hope that readers may find some solace in other people’s stories of addiction, inspiration in others’ paths to recovery and enlightenment for those unfamiliar with the powerful grip of addiction.

Books available at Rutgers University Libraries More ideas from other libraries and websites
  • Memoir: Literature
    • Acclaimed, funny and heartbreaking accounts of addiction and its aftermath.
  • Memoir: Family Relationships
    • Memoirs about the impact of family relationships on addiction and recovery and how some families coped with the toll of substance abuse.
  • Classics in Literature
    • Milestone works on addiction that have influenced generations.
  • Nonfiction: Pop Culture
    • Unconventional nonfiction books about substance abuse filtered through the lens of popular culture.
See the complete list HERE Check out our virtual collection HERE