This article is from the Stop Smoking FAQ, by email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
The bulk of this brief bibliography is courtesy of Pete Dako. If you can
recommend others, particularly in languages other than English, please
CAUTION. PLEASE NOTE (and I can't overemphasize this): these
recommendations fulfill the requirements of the Compost in every way: they
are available through libraries and from bookshops, and no one in the group
profits from their use or sale. It is acceptable to recommend a published
title that fits these requirements; it is not acceptable to advertise one's
own book, or to advertise on behalf of an associate.
* Riley, Gillian. How to stop smoking and stay stopped for good (London
: Vermilion, c1992). 144 pp.
* Holmes, Peter, and Peggy Holmes. Out of the ashes: help for people who
have stopped smoking. (Minneapolis, Minn.: Deaconess Press, 1992). 280 p.
* Farquhar, John W. and Gene A.Spiller. The last puff: ex smokers share
the secrets of their success. (New York : W.W. Norton, 1990.)
*Rustin, Terry A., M.D. Keep Quit! A Motivational Guide to a Life Without
Smoking. (Hazeldon, 1996)
* Rogers, Jacquelyn, You can stop smoking. (Pocket Books, 1995). 304 pp.
*Carr, Allen. The Easy Way To Stop Smoking (Penguin, 1987).
*Carr, Allen. The Only Way To Stop Smoking Permanently (Penguin, 1995).
Deals with other drug addictions as
well as nicotine addiction.
[from Pete Dako]
In addition to those books, once I'd gone through early withdrawal I
found books with more political focus about the tobacco industry really
motivated me to never start smoking again.
Specifically: Merchants of Death: The American Tobacco Industry, 1988 by
Larry C. White
The Cigarette Underworld, 1985, edited by Alan Blum M.D.
Gilded Leaf : Triumph, Tragedy, and Tobacco : Three Generations of the R J
Reynolds Family and Fortune by Patrick Reynolds, Tom Shachtman, 1989
Smokescreen : The Truth Behind the Tobacco Industry Cover-Up by Philip J.