Addiction and Books on Sobriety

Many clients often ask me what books I recommend for a variety of topics including trauma, addiction, dealing with loss, grief, anger, childhood abuse and spirituality. I wanted to provide a list of 11 books Laura McKowen recommended for addiction and sobriety. I have read many of the books on the list but wanted to provide them here. The books include the following:

1. “Drinking: A Love Story” by Caroline Knapp

2. “Lit” by Mary Karr

3. “Blackout” by Sarah Hepola

4. “Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol” by Ann Dowsett Johnston

5. “Dry” by Augusten Burroughs

6. “The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober” by Catherine Gray

7. “This Naked Mind” by Annie Grace

8. “This is How: Surviving What You Think You Can’t” by Augusten Burroughs

9. “The Body Keeps The Score” by Bessel van der Kolk

10. “Beautiful Boy” by David Sheff

11. “Nothing Good Can Come From This” by Kristi Coulter

Here is her link where she describes each book.  Please click below.

Laura McKowen: The 11 Best Addiction and Sobriety Books