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Abuse:

shopping_cartChild Abuse (15)
Books about abuse inflicted on a child (someone under 18yo) by an adult. It can be physical, sexual, emotional/verbal, or neglect.
Ghost Girl
The true story of a child in peril and the teacher who saved her
Torey Hayden

A little girl was living in a nightmare, and Torey Hayden responded in the only way she knew how - with courage, compassion, and dedication - demonstrating once again the tremendous power of love and the resilience of the human spirit.
White on Black
Ruben Gallego

There is no self-pity here, no bitterness, only an unfailing regard for the truth. Gallego’s story is one of neglect and mistreatment but also of shared small pleasures, of courage, of the power of the human will, and of a child’s growing fascination with books and the worlds he finds in them.
Falling Leaves:
The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter
Adeline Yen Mah

''A compelling, painful, and ultimately triumphant story of a girl's journey into adulthood, Adeline's story is a testament to the most basic of human needs: acceptance, love, and understanding.''
Daddy's Little Earner
Maria Landon

The shocking story of a young girl forced into prostitution by her own father, and her painful journey to escape her horrific childhood and build a new life for herself and her sons.
Bury Me behind the Baseboard
Pavel Sanaev

''An 8-year-old boy is torn - almost literally, at one point - between his mother and the grandparents who are raising him'' ''Touchingly naive, tragic, and incredibly funny at the same time.'' - Alina Bronsky
A House Full of Whispers
Sharon Wallace

''A very honest account, and a very accurate view of the feelings, thoughts and behaviors of people traumatized in childhood and youth. If you suffered in childhood, or are in a helping position to those who have, then you must read this book.'' - Robert Rich, PhD
A Stolen Life
Jaycee Dugard

Jaycee chronicles her experience of being kidnapped at the age of 11 and held captive for 18 years, during which time she bore her captor two children. ''Reading the experience in her own words is a revelation.'' -The Washington Post
Men In My Town
Keith Smith

Autobiographical crime story about a pedophile raping a 14yo boy in Rhode Island - and getting murdered by the local men.
A Child Called ''It'':
One Child's Courage to Survive
Dave Pelzer

Dave was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother who played tortuous, unpredictable games - games that left him nearly dead. She no longer considered him a son, but a slave; and no longer a boy, but an ''it.''
Help At Any Cost:
How the Troubled-Teen Industry Cons Parents and Hurts Kids
Maia Szalavitz.

A thourough investigation of the history and present state of this industry and its practices, a moving, often horrifying, first-person accounts of kids who made it through-as well as stories of those who didn't survive.
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog:
And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook - What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing
Bruce Perry and Maia Szalavitz.
New Shoes:
Stepping Out of the Shadow of Sexual Abuse and Living Your Dreams
Rebecca Mitchell

A much needed book for the one in four people who have experienced child sexual abuse. It offers friendly and effective help and support from someone who really understands.
Outgrowing the Pain:
A Book for and About Adults Abused As Children
Eliana Gil

The book pinpoints typical problems abused children experience when they become adults.
An Adult Child's Guide to What's 'Normal'
John C. Friel Ph.D. & Linda D. Friel M.A.

a practical guide to living a healthy life, if your parents have not been able to teach you social skills.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou

''Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide.''
More about Child Abuse: phone local_library theaters
shopping_cartDomestic Abuse (7)
Books about abuse inflicted on one adult by another, while both share the same household. For example, physical abuse by an intimate partner, or abuse of elderly parent by their adult child.
When Violence Begins at Home
K.J. Wilson, Ed.D

A comprehensive guide to understanding and ending domestic abuse, written by a survivor for workers and survivors.
Dark Confessions of an Extraordinary, Ordinary Woman
Jenn Sadai

The author's account of her life, from young child to teen to adulthood, and her struggles along the way when she finds herself in an abusive relationship. An inspirational story of strength in adversity.
The House on Sunset
Lindsay Fischer

Each chapter offers a different glimpse inside the cycle of intimate partner violence, where honeymoon phases and traumas coexist. Everyone could fall victim to abusers. This book bravely displays the reasons a quirky, twenty-something teacher would, and did.
Next Time She'll Be Dead:
Battering and How to Stop It
Ann Jones

An excellent book that covers many dimensions of domestic violence in the USA.
Abused Men:
The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence
Philip W. Cook

very informative book, covering a wide range of material, from interviews to support groups and legal advice.
Why Does He Do That?:
Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men
Lundy Bancroft

Book by the former codirector of the nation's first program for abusive men, who has specialized in domestic violence for 15 years
When She Was Bad...:
Violent Women and the Myth of Innocence
Patricia Pearson

shocking, yet carefully researched statistics of violence among females, and interesting conclusions. For example - the rate at which infants are murdered by women in the U.S. is higher than the rate at which women are murdered by men.
More about Domestic Abuse: phone local_library theaters
shopping_cartRape and Sexual Assault (9)
Books about non-consensual intercourse (vaginal or otherwise), where the perpetrator forces it on the victim against their will and the victim is helpless to escape.
Lucky
Alice Sebold

Alice was raped as a college freshman, but the police said she was ''lucky.'' At least she wasn't murdered and dismembered like the girl before her. Now a journalist, Sebold describes the aftermath: PTSD, heroin addiction, and, finally, some measure of understanding.
Stolen:
The True Story of a Sex Trafficking Survivor
Katariina Rosenblatt, PhD

The author tells her story of being lured into trafficking, her experiences while being trapped, and her eventual escape. Stolen is a survival story with an inspirational message, although sometimes reading as a lecture.
Fish: A Memoir of a Boy in a Man's Prison
T. J. Parsell

An honest account of one teen's life in prison, and how his own choices contributed to the situations he found himself in. Explicitly adult and hard to read at times, but still interesting.
Sexual Assault in the U.S. Military:
The Battle within America's Armed Forces (Praeger Security International)
Rosemarie Skaine

An in-depth analysis of sexual assault in the military from historical and contemporary perspectives, offering suggestions that could change the existing culture and approaches that will reduce or eliminate sexual assault in the armed forces.
Recovering From Rape
Linda Ledray

practical advice on overcoming the trauma and coping with police, hospitals, and the courts - for the survivors of sexual assault and their families, lovers, and friends.
Sexual Assault: Will I Ever Feel Okay Again?
Kay Scott

a Christian survivors' guide to healing from sexual assault. Author shares the pain, fear, shame, self-loathing and doubt, but also the courage, faith, friendship, support, and growth of her pathway.
I Never Called It Rape
Robin Warshaw

the MS. report on recognizing, fighting, and surviving date and acquaintance rape.
Trauma and Recovery: From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror
Judith Lewis Herman

an excellent classic.
I Can't Get Over it:
A Handbook for Trauma Survivors
Aphrodite Matsakis Ph.D

- explains PTSD thoroughly without jargon. Good sections on domestic violence and rape.
More about Rape and Sexual Assault: phone local_library theaters
shopping_cartReligious and Ritual Abuse (13)
Books about a pattern of using a system of beliefs to inflict and/or justify abuse: physical, sexual, and/or emotional. Religious abuse might or might not take a form of a ritual, and can be perpetrated by an organized group of people or just a single person.
Safe Passage to Healing:
A Guide for Survivors of Ritual Abuse
Chrystine Oksana

"A real gift to ritual abuse survivors who've only had crumbs in the recovery literature... poignant and insightful." ~ Laura Davis, coauthor of The Courage to Heal
Girl at the End of the World:
My Escape from Fundamentalism in Search of Faith with a Future
Elizabeth Esther

Breaking Their Will:
Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment
Janet Heimlich

A thoroughly researched book that exposes a dark side of faith that most Americans do not know exists - the religious maltreatment of children.
Cartwheels in a Sari:
A Memoir of Growing Up In A Cult
Jayanti Tamm

A memoir of growing up in a cult in mainstream America, being seen as the chosen one of prophesy, her decision to break free and build a new life, and the challenges she faced.
Born into the Children of God:
My life in a religious sex cult and my struggle for survival on the outside
Natacha Tormey

A personal tale of trauma and recovery, and an exposé of the secret world of abuse hidden behind the commune walls.
Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk
Tony DuShane

a surprisingly sweet coming-of-age story told through the eyes of a horny, Jehovah-battered, Watchtower-wielding, door-to-door proselytizer.
Stolen Innocence:
My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs
Elissa Wall

Beyond Belief:
My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape
Jenna Miscavige Hill

In this memoir, the author offers an insider's profile of the beliefs, rituals, and secrets of the religion that has captured the fascination of millions.
I Fired God:
My Life Inside - and Escape from - the Secret World of the Independent Fundamental Baptist Cult
Jocelyn Zichterman

''This is one edgy, thought-provoking odyssey - from oppressed child to ultimate whistle-blower.'' - Booklist
Call Me Evil, Let Me Go:
A mother's struggle to save her children from a brutal religious cult
Sarah Jones

The author's story of being introduced to a cult early in life, marrying and having a family in the cult, then escaping with her own children.
Banished:
Surviving My Years in the Westboro Baptist Church
Lauren Drain

This is the story of Lauren's introduction to the WBC, her adaptation to the life, and her fight to find herself amidst dramatic changes in a world of extremists and subsequently a life in exile.
Escape
Carolyn Jessop

The dramatic first-person account of life inside an ultra-fundamentalist American religious sect, and one woman's courageous flight to freedom with her eight children.
Ritual Abuse and Mind Control:
The Manipulation of Attachment Needs
Orit Badouk Epstein, Joseph Schwartz, and Rachel Wingfield Schwartz.
More about Religious and Ritual Abuse: local_library theaters

Repairing The Damage:

shopping_cartEmotional Health (6)
Books about stages of healing, anger management, identifying your feelings, knowing your needs, improving your self esteem, etc.
The Gifts of Imperfection:
Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
Brene Brown

important book about the lifelong journey from 'What will people think?' to 'I am enough.'
The Whole-Brain Child:
12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind
Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

great for parenting your children or reparenting yourself after child abuse.
Who Moved My Cheese:
An A-Mazing Way to Deal With Change in Your Work and Your Life
Dr. Spencer Johnson

A tale focusing on change, how change is perceived, and its impact on life.
Go Suck A Lemon:
Strategies for Improving Your Emotional Intelligence
Michael Cornwall

''Logical, simple (but not always easy) ideas are presented to help me become more intelligent. I've already started putting some ideas to practice. I have a long way to go, but thank goodness I bought this book on a whim and was made acutely aware of those behaviors I need to focus on adjusting.''
Predictibly Irrational:
Revised and Expanded Edition, The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
Dan Ariely

'In creative ways, author Dan Ariely puts rationality to the test.' ~ Boston Globe
It's OK to Be Neurotic:
Using Your Neuroses to Your Advantage
Frank Bruno

Explores twenty strategies for coping with and benefiting from neuroses.
More about Emotional Health: local_library
shopping_cartActivities of Daily Living (8)
Books about things you can do to improve your quality of life: cleaning, cooking, sleeping, arts & crafts, etc
The Habit Change Workbook:
How to Break Bad Habits and Form Good Ones
James Claiborn and Cherry Pedrick R.N.

Get Off Your ''But'':
How to End Self-Sabotage and Stand Up for Yourself
Sean Stephenson

empowering and uplifting throughout, and should prove helpful whether facing a lifelong challenge or a more immediate battle.
The Time Trap: The Classic Book on Time Management
Alec Mackenzie and Pat Nickerson

A self-help book offering a clear step-by-step ways to combat time management problems such as telephone interruptions, the inability to say ''no,'' and personal disorganization.
The Joy of Less, A Minimalist Living Guide: How to Declutter, Organize, and Simplify Your Life
Francine Jay

Ten easy steps to rid your house of clutter, trim your to-do list and free up your time, and how saving space in your closets can save the planet.
Cleaning House:
A Mom's Twelve-Month Experiment to Rid Her Home of Youth Entitlement
Kay Wills Wyma

''If you want your children to be more responsible, more self-assured, and more empathetic, Cleaning House is for you.'' ~Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family
How to Manage Your Money When You Don't Have Any
Erik Wecks

Basic but still valid advice on budgeting. Rather than emphasizing wealth creation, this book teaches readers to do the best they can with their income no matter its size. Content rich, personal, and jargon free, the book is opinionated and at times humorous.
You Are WHY You Eat:
Change Your Food Attitude, Change Your Life
Dr. Ramani Durvasula

interesting book on emotional eating and learning how to quit, when to quit, when to walk away, and how to acknowledge when you're full.
Home Improvement 1-2-3
The Home Depot

Workbench classic on home repair, maintenance, and improvement. Clear, concise instructions accompanied by detailed how-to photographs ensure your success no matter what your skill level.
More about Activities of Daily Living: local_library
shopping_cartRelationships (12)
Books about healthy and unhealthy relationships, how to communicate with people, how to set boundaries, how to avoid drama, how to not abuse others, etc.
Games People Play:
The Psychology of Human Relationships
Eric Berne, MD

Classic book that has helped millions of people understand the dynamics of relationships. Crucial for abuse survivors.
Born for Love:
Why Empathy Is Essential - and Endangered
Bruce D. Perry and Maia Szalavitz

Explores how children learn to love - or not.
The Sexual Healing Journey
Wendy Maltz

comprehensive guide to help survivors of sexual abuse improve their relationships and discover the joys of sexual intimacy.
How to Hug a Porcupine:
Dealing With Toxic and Difficult to Love Personalities
John L. Lund

''John's humor and down-to-earth approach makes this book very easy and enjoyable to read.'' ~ Travelin Trix
Codependent No More:
How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself
Melody Beattie

''Is someone else's problem your problem? If, like so many others, you've lost sight of your own life in the drama of tending to someone else's, you may be codependent - and you may find yourself in this book.''
The Language of Letting Go:
Hazelden Meditation Series
Melody Beattie

unique daily meditation book written especially for those of us who struggle with the issue of codependency.
The Betrayal Bond:
Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships
Patrick J. Carnes, PhD

Excellent resource for victims to detach from someone who is dangerous to them.
Free Yourself from an Abusive Relationship:
Seven Steps to Taking Back Your Life
Andrea Lissette and Richard Kraus Ph.D

for men and women - practical and down to earth, good advice on both leaving and healing afterwards.
The Emotionally Abused Woman:
Overcoming Destructive Patterns and Reclaiming Yourself
Beverly Engel

A marriage, family, and child therapist guides you through a step-by-step recovery process to help you heal the damage done in the past.
The Verbally Abusive Relationship:
How to recognize it and how to respond
Patricia Evans

recognize abuse when it happens, respond to abusers safely and appropriately, and most important, lead a happier, healthier life.
Controlling People:
How to Recognize, Understand, and Deal with People Who Try to Control You
Patricia Evans

Info not only on how to break free, but on why they do what they do.
The Secret of Overcoming Verbal Abuse:
Getting Off the Emotional Roller Coaster and Regaining Control of Your Life
Albert Ellis, PhD

Good resource whether you chose to stay or to leave.
More about Relationships: local_library
shopping_cartChildren's Books (8)
Books about abuse or mental health, written for children.
A Terrible Thing Happened:
A story for children who have witnessed violence or trauma
Margaret M. Holmes & Cary Pillo

Very helpful book on how trauma affects us and what do we need to do to feel better.
I Said No! A kid-to-kid guide to keeping your private parts private
Kimberly King & Sue Rama

Simple, direct, decidedly non-icky approach that doesn't dumb down the issues involved.
Guess How Much I Love You
Sam McBratney & Anita Jeram

Nothing to do with abuse, but plenty to do with love. Tell your kids you love them, it's important. Many of us wouldn't be on this site if our parents loved us and told us so.
Ronia, the Robber's Daughter
Astrid Lindgren

Adventure story on navigating strained family relationships - loving someone you hate, hating someone you love, missing someone you left - yet not wanting to return. Great imagery, hope, and motivation.
Pippi Longstocking
Astrid Lindgren

Light and hilariously fun story on an adorable girl all kids want to befriend. Trick is that the girl is malajdusted on many levels due to neglect.
The Brothers Lionheart
Astrid Lindgren

Fairy tale on courage, doing the right thing even if you're scared, taking chances trusting people, handling betrayal and receiving help. Dark at times, yet empowering.
White Fang
Jack London

Classic, about a wolf/dog pup growing up with various owners, some of whom were abusive. Talks of the impact this trauma had on him, and describes his gradual recovery once he found a good home. Great read for anyone who has been abused, or who knows someone who was/is.
Oliver Twist
Charles Dickens

Also classic, about an orphan boy who is going from a workhouse to a funeral home to pickpockets to jail, till he finally is rescued and adopted. Somewhat sentimental, but still a great read, and many abuse survivors can relate to the hopelessness, confusion, despair, and relief of finally escaping the abuse.

Mental Health:

shopping_cartTherapy (7)
Books about therapy: how to choose a good therapist, what to talk about in their office, and when to quit.
Overcoming Trauma and PTSD
A Workbook Integrating Skills from ACT, DBT, and CBT
Sheela Raja

''An excellent resource for the many individuals suffering from emotional consequences of trauma that do not have access to, cannot afford, or prefer not to utilize traditional mental health services.'' - Matt J. Gray, PhD
Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life:
The New Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Steven C. Hayes & Spencer Smith

Healing is not about resisting your emotions; it’s about feeling them completely and yet not turning your choices over to them.
The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook
Matthew McKay, Jeffrey C. Wood, Jeffrey Brantley

Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation & Tolerance. A collaborative effort from three esteemed authors, offers straightforward, step-by-step exercises for learning these concepts and putting them to work for real and lasting change.
The CBT Toolbox
A Workbook for Clients and Clinicians
by Jeff Riggenbach

''Using many clear clinical examples, Riggenbach moves easily between theory, conceptualization, treatment planning, and the application of CBT techniques. It is well-written, user-friendly, and filled with the information and ideas that can only come from an expert clinician.'' - Arthur Freeman
A Shining Affliction:
A Story of Harm and Healing in Psychotherapy
Annie G. Rogers

''...what makes this book so extraordinary is her willingness to reveal exactly what goes on in the sometimes mysterious encounter between therapist and patient.'' ~ The Los Angeles Times.
Bad Therapy:
Master Therapists Share Their Worst Failures
Jeffrey A. Kottler & Jon Carlson

20 of the world's most famous practitioners discuss their mistakes, misjudgements, and miscalculations on working with clients. Helps to have a perspective on the fact that therapists are human too. More understanding and less grudges this way.
Weekends at Bellevue:
Nine Years on the Night Shift at the Psych ER
Julie Holland

admissions psychiatrist in NYC. Controversial, at times bordering on inappropriate, but still interesting.
More about Therapy: phone local_library theaters
shopping_cartPTSD and Anxiety (7)
Books about how to ground when you're triggered, dealing with panic attacks and flashbacks, managing phobias, etc.
PTSD Workbook:
Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms
Mary Beth Williams PhD LCSW CTS, Soili Poijula PhD

This book is designed to give you the emotional resilience you need to get your life back together after a traumatic event.
The Body Keeps The Score:
Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Bessel van der Kolk M.D.

''An astonishing amount of information on almost every aspect of trauma experience, research, interventions, and theories is brought together in this book, which ... has a distinctly holistic feel to it.'' - European Journal of Psychotraumatology
No Comfort Zone:
Notes on Living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Marla Handy

highly personal account that helps us understand what PTSD is.
Walking The Tiger: Healing Trauma
Peter A. Levine

Why are animals in the wild, though threatened routinely, rarely traumatized? By understanding the dynamics that make wild animals virtually immune to traumatic symptoms, the mystery of human trauma is revealed.
Complex PTSD:
From Surviving to Thriving, A Guide And Map For Recovering From Childhood Trauma
Pete Walker

''This book is a practical, user-friendly self-help guide to recovering from the lingering effects of childhood trauma, and to achieving a rich and fulfilling life. It is copiously illustrated with examples of my own and my clients' journeys of recovering.''
Nowhere Near Normal:
A Memoir of OCD
Traci Foust

Foust pokes fun at her own sense of self-pity and describes the lack of empathy in others, giving readers an intimate look at OCD from the inside.
Coming Clean
Kimberly Rae Miller

In this dazzling memoir, Miller brings to life her experience growing up in a rat-infested home, hiding her father’s shameful secret from friends for years, and the emotional burden that ultimately led to her suicide attempt. In beautiful prose, Miller sheds light on her complicated yet loving relationship with her parents, which has thrived in spite of the odds.
More about PTSD and Anxiety: local_library theaters
shopping_cartDID/MPD (8)
Books about Dissociative Identity Disorder (aka Multiple Personality Disorder), where it comes from and how we live with it.
Got Parts? An Insider's Guide to Managing Life Successfully with Dissociative Identity Disorder
A.T.W.

a survivor of DID in association with her therapist.
Amongst Ourselves: A Self-Help Guide to Living with Dissociative Identity Disorder
Tracy Alderman, PhD, and Karen Marshall, LCSW

Practical steps to cope with DID/MPD and emerge with greater self-awareness and the skills to live a rich and rewarding life.
Engaging Multiple Personalities I
David Yeung

The author practiced psychiatry for 40 years and on three continents. "Talking to alters is a strange, serious and ultimately compelling experience. They are not real according to our customary definitions, but neither are they false or fake. They are essential for healing the patient."
Engaging Multiple Personalities II:
Therapeutic Guidelines
David Yeung

Continuation of the first volume; detailed guidance and practical, easily accessible techniques for working with DID, as well as pitfalls to avoid.
When Rabbit Howls
Truddi Chase

Classic DID/MPD memoirs of child sexual abuse, written by alters.
The Flock:
The Autobiography of a Multiple Personality
Joan Frances Casey

Another classic.
The Sum of My Parts:
A Survivor's Story of Dissociative Identity Disorder
Olga Trujillo JD

Olga's childhood was devastated by sexual abuse and violence.
Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder:
The Power of the Collective Heart
Sarah Y. Krakauer.

More about DID/MPD: local_library theaters
shopping_cartSelf Inflictions (7)
Books about suicide, self-harm, eating disorders, addictions, or any other non-accidental behaviors that are harmful to your body.
Scarred
Sophie Andrews

Harrowing yet compelling, this is a searing and truly inspirational account of overcoming the worst abuse and self-harm.
A Piece of Cake
Cupcake Brown

There are shelves of memoirs about overcoming the death of a parent, childhood abuse, rape, drug addiction, miscarriage, alcoholism, hustling, prostitution, or homelessness. Cupcake Brown survived all these things before she’d even turned twenty. And that's when things got interesting...
An Unquiet Mind:
A Memoir of Moods and Madness
Kay Redfield Jamison

Bipolar illness from the dual perspectives of the healer and the healed. A memoir of enormous candor, vividness, and wisdom - a deeply powerful book that has both transformed and saved lives.
It Was Me All Along
Andie Mitchell

A heartbreakingly honest, endearing memoir of incredible weight loss by a young food blogger who battles body image issues and overcomes food addiction to find self-acceptance.
Fall To Pieces:
A Memoir of Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll, and Mental Illness
Mary Forsberg Weiland, Larkin Warren

''A brutally honest and compelling account of Mary Weiland’s struggles with addiction and mental illness. Brave, bold and unfiltered, Mary's writing injects humor and levity in a way that is both entertaining and necessary. I have no doubt that this important book will help save many lives.'' - Dave Navarro
Girl Walks Out of a Bar
Lisa F. Smith

''A darkly comic, honest, and completely relatable inside look at high-functioning addiction in the world of corporate law.'' - Jennifer Belle,
A Million Little Pieces
James Frey

An account of the author's decision to enter rehab and the six weeks he spends there, trying to recover from alcohol and drug addiction, after waking up on a plane with no memory of how he got there or of the past two weeks of his life.
More about Self Inflictions: phone local_library theaters

If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it.
~ Abraham Lincoln
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