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The David Sheff Solution

By John Lavitt

Author David Sheff on the stigma of addiction, the concept of rock bottom, the rise of video game addiction, and how to help the most vulnerable among us, in The Fix Q&A. MORE  

Writers Anonymous

By Linda Stansberry

The addiction community is full of great material for a writer in recovery. MORE  

The Thirteenth Step: Zombie Recovery

By Michele W. Miller

Paid Sponsored Blog: Eight people escape decimated New York.  They have only one thing in common: the addict gene—which grants them the mysterious ability to evade detection by the undead. MORE  

Why Iris Smyles Is the Perfect Summer Read

By Sarah Beller

The author blurs the line between fiction and reality, but not drinking and sobriety. She tells The Fix about drinking through your 20s, "retiring"—and how to turn it all into a meta-memoir. MORE  

Revealed: Mark Twain's Boozy Muse

By May Wilkerson

The novelist may have based Tom Sawyer on an old drinking buddy by the same name, claims a new analysis. MORE  

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