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Clean Reading: Five Books to Read in Treatment

By Zachary Siegel

Five books to read in treatment or early sobriety, numbered arbitrarily . . . . MORE  

Doc Gooden's Memoir Available Now!

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One of baseball's most fascinating figures finally tells his story in DOC, a riveting memoir of addiction, triumph, and America's pastime. MORE  

Turney Duff: Wall Street Cokehead to Recovery Writer

By Turney Duff

The author of the Wall Street and addiction memoir The Buy Side, which is published today, recounts his journey from desperation to a $250,000 book advance. MORE  

Mary Karr Names Names

By Nina Puro

A quarter-century of sobriety has filled the Liars' Club author with candor. She proves it by treating The Fix to her unfiltered views on David Foster Wallace, Dr. Drew, James Frey and much more. MORE  

Foreigner Frontman Is Born Again Sober

By McCarton Ackerman

Lou Gramm says a spiritual awakening led him to get clean and become a devout Christian. MORE  

Jimmy Connors Beat Gambling Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

In a new memoir, the tennis legend reveals he would even bet on his own performances. MORE  

Doc Gooden Relates Cocaine Addiction

By William Georgiades

The all-star pitcher recalls getting "blitzed" after the Mets' historic 1986 World Series win. MORE  

Pot Was Amanda Knox's "Vice"

By Valerie Tejeda

The 25-year-old accused of killing her roommate describes her drug use and sexual exploits in a new memoir. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 22, 2013

By The Fix staff

iPad addiction lands four-year-old in treatment, Puerto Rico might make marijuana legal, and DMX was "tricked" into sharing about his drug use on OWN. MORE  

The Fix Gets Some Love on Fox

By Anna David

Kristen Johnston discusses The Fix while talking addiction and recovery on Fox 11. MORE  

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