All Sober Picks
Four decades ago, an anonymous man in recovery sketched out some humble truths in 15 pages and discovered "anger is a friend," in some ways.
Coming out of severe alcohol addiction, Ben Tuff barely knew how to swim. Ten years later, he makes a bold attempt to traverse the Narragansett Bay, taking on 24 miles of ocean in one day.
Lucy Hall founded a "last hope" home for women struggling with addiction; this documentary follows seven as they navigate the frustrations and slow-building triumphs of sober life.
Many were surprised when one of comedy's biggest stars entered treatment for drug problems in 2020. He revisits his dark journey out of addiction in his new Netflix special, "Baby J."
A modern classic of the addiction-memoir genre, Caroline Knapp's book is remarkable for giving shape to an extremely common but nearly untranslatable experience: What does addiction feel like?