A new title, 101 to Know if You Are Addicted to Painkillers, is scheduled for release late this summer. The book offers 101 lessons for overcoming opioid addiction with sections on: understanding addiction, treatment options, getting sober, healing, and recovery. The author is Michael McGee, M.D., an addiction medicine psychiatrist.
The Addicus title on maternal fitness, Exercising through Your Pregnancy, has just been released in the Polish language. It was published by the Polish organization, The Association for Women’s Support.” According to the association, “during the fifteen years of their operation, there had been no books on the subject available in Poland; so, they joined with other non-profit groups to purchase the rights and publish the book themselves. The rights acquisition as handled by the Susan Schulman Literary Agency in New York.
In early February, Addicus Books publisher Rod Colvin was interviewed for an episode of the Oxygen Channel’s five-part series, “Deadly Cults.” The third episode, “The Rulo Killers,” was based on the book, Evil Harvest:The True Story of Cult Murder in the American Heartland, by Rod Colvin.
The program is available for purchase through Amazon.com and the Apple store.
Addicus Books Publisher Rod Colvin is featured in a recent issue of the Independent, a publication of the Independent Book Publishers Association. In the article, Colvin talks about the importance of crafting newsworthy angles and strategically pitching stories that focus less on the book and more on the content journalists seek. He cites how Addicus author, Steven Peskind, author of Divorce in Illinois, was invited to appear on a Sunday morning show on WGN TV in Chicago, one of the largest TV markets in the nation. To read the article, click here.
The third edition of Lung Cancer—From Diagnosis to Treatment rolls off the press this Fall. Among the updates, is information on newer forms of treatment, including targeted therapy and immunotherapy. The author, Walter Scott, M.D., is a thoracic surgeon. He is chief of the Division of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery at Abington Jefferson Hospital and a member of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, in Philadelphia.
New book on cornea crosslinking is coming this fall. The book, Cornea Cross-Linking—A Patient’s Guide to Treatment, covers a newly-approved FDA procedure to treatment a condition of the cornea that causes it to thin and lose its natural shape. These changes cause vision problems. The author is ophthalmologist Lawrence M. Hopp, MD, of Beverly Hills, California.