When Addiction Fails: On Carl Erik Fisher’s “The Urge”

SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 CARL ERIK FISHER, author of The Urge: Our History of Addiction, an artfully combined personal narrative and genealogy of the title concept, became an alcoholic and dependent on Adderall during his medical residency. After finishing medical school at Columbia University, he started drinking regularly and heavily. An overachiever whose first addiction may … Read more