Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Program in Public Health

High Price: A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society, by Carl Hart

High Price: A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society

Columbia University's first African American professor to earn tenure in a science department, Dr. Hart's High Price is a memoir of escape from a life of crime and drugs and into a successful scientific career.  His book takes a multi-faceted look at drugs in America, from the relationships between poverty, race, and drugs, to his views on the "War on Drugs."  Hardcover, 352 pages.  (C)2013 Harper.

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