[Free eBooks Download] Memoirs of an Addicted Brain: A Neuroscientist Examines his Former Life on Drugs PDF
By Marc Lewis
“Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled ‘This could change your life.’” –Helen Exley
Marc Lewis's relationship with drugs began in a New England boarding school where, as a bullied and homesick fifteen-year-old, he made brief escapes from reality by way of cough medicine, alcohol, and marijuana. In Berkeley, California, in its hippie heyday, he found methamphetamine and LSD and heroin; he sniffed nitrous oxide in Malaysia; and frequented Calcutta's opium dens. Ultimately, though, his journey took him where it takes most addicts: into a life of desperation, deception, and crime.<...