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  • Chasing the Scream

  • The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs
  • By: Johann Hari
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 284
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It is now 100 years since drugs were first banned in the United States. On the eve of this centenary, journalist Johann Hari set off on an epic three-year, 30,000-mile journey into the war on drugs. What he found is that more and more people all over the world have begun to recognize three startling truths: Drugs are not what we think they are. Addiction is not what we think it is. And the drug war has very different motives to the ones we have seen on our TV screens for so long.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant and telling..

  • By Doctor on 29-01-2015

Enlightening, rational and well researched

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Reviewed: 29-05-2019

I thoroughly recommend this book. The first half is quite harrowing but do persist as this is necessary for the enlightening, rational and well researched concluding half of the book. An extremely compelling case for taking action to change ill informed and harmful policy as well as personal persuasions.

  • Back, After the Break

  • By: Osher Günsberg
  • Narrated by: Osher Günsberg
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 363
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    5 out of 5 stars 333
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    5 out of 5 stars 327

Osher Gunsberg, one of Australia's most loved celebrities, opens up in a powerful, dark, funny, and heart-wrenching memoir about life, love, and living with mental illness. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Footnote, blah blah blah. Back to the book

  • By Steff on 26-11-2018

Really loved reading this book. So honest and real.

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Reviewed: 17-01-2019

I found it hard to put this down. Written in a conversational voice and with great raw feeling. I highly recommended this book. Beautifully read by the author too. Thanks for sharing Osher.