On Speed, In Paperback

Nicolas Rasmussen’s On Speed: The Many Lives of Amphetamine is now available in paperback.

“It’s hard to believe that amphetamine, a drug of questionable medical utility and extreme addiction hazard, was once considered among the 20th century’s pharmaceutical triumphs, on a par with penicillin and insulin. How it attained and lost that status is the subject of this perceptive book.” – Washington Post Book World

Find out more at the book’s website, and listen to two recent podcasts by the author.

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