The NRB editors have invited me to nominate the best books I’ve read in 2012. As I explained in a Godfather column earlier this year ( 754 more words
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A history of the world’s most fascinating drug.
Did you know that only the white poppy yields opium? Did you know that harvesting opium requires great skill but that to produce heroin from morphine requires only basic chemical knowledge and simple equipment? 516 more words