Pills on the Cover
Top 10 Pills on the Cover
: Dora: A Headcase, Love Drugged, Hyper-chondriac: One Man's Quest to Hurry Up and Calm Down, Intrusion, America and the Pill: A History of Promise, Peril, and Liberation, Rx, On Speed: The Many Lives of Amphetamine, Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and Religion in The Matrix, The Pill Book, Rolling Away: My Agony with Ecstasy
Ida needs a shrink . . . or so her philandering father thinks, and he sends her to a Seattle psychiatrist. Immediately wise to the head games of her new shrink, whom she nicknames Siggy, Ida begins a coming-of-age journey. At the beginning of her therapy, Ida, whose alter ego is Dora, and her small posse...
If you could change who you are, would you? Should you?Fifteen-year-old Jamie Bates has a simple strategy for surviving high school: fit in, keep a low profile, and above all, protect his biggest secret--he's gay. But when a classmate discovers the truth, a terrified Jamie does all he can to change who...
Hyper-chondriac: One Man's Quest to Hurry Up and Calm Down
Does your blood pressure surge if the car in front of you turns without signaling? Do your neck veins pulsate when a cashier takes too long to ring you up? Does relaxing seem like it'll have to wait until you're dead? Then your name could very well be Brian Frazer. On paper, Frazer is the world's healthiest...
I found this book deeply frustrating. Like my favourite kind of science fiction, it poses some really interesting questions about technology, society, and the interaction of the two. However, as a novel, I found it absolutely wretched.
The central premise of the book is that in the near future,...
|Author||Elaine Tyler May|
In 1960, the FDA approved the contraceptive commonly known as “the pill.” Advocates, developers, and manufacturers believed that the convenient new drug would put an end to unwanted pregnancy, ensure happy marriages, and even eradicate poverty. But as renowned historian Elaine Tyler May reveals...
Thyme Gilchrest is an honors student.
Thyme Gilchrest is popular.
Thyme Gilchrest is on student council.
Thyme Gilchrest is a drug dealer.
Like piecing together a logic puzzle, Thyme has organized a complex trading system that enables her to obtain the meds her friends need....
On Speed: The Many Lives of Amphetamine
Life in the Fast Lane: The author on the CHE
Uppers. Crank. Bennies. Dexies. Greenies. Black Beauties. Purple Hearts. Crystal. Ice. And, of course, Speed. Whatever their street names at the moment, amphetamines have been an insistent force in American life since they were marketed as the...
This thought-provoking examination of The Matrix explores the technological challenges, religious symbolism & philosophical dilemmas the film presents. Essays by scientists, technologists, philosophers, scholars, social commentators & sf authors provide engaging perspectives....
|Author||Harold M. Silverman|
For more than two decades, millions of consumers have trusted The Pill Book to provide official, FDA-approved drug information plus guidelines from leading pharmacists. Each drug is profiled in a concise, readable, and easy-to-understand entry, making The Pill Book the perfect reference when...
|Author||Lynn Marie Smith|
Lynn Marie Smith never wanted to be an addict. A popular straight-A student from small-town Pennsylvania, she moved to New York City to pursue her dream of acting. In the city, she came in contact with new people, new ideas, and a completely new way of life- a way that exposed her to drugs. She tried pot,...