Books Johann Hari Books by Johann Hari Johann Hari has written books about: Politics & Public Affairs Nonfiction History & Society Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Johann Hari U.S. Coast Guard members stand near bags containing approximately 719 kilograms of cocaine in Miami Beach. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty Images Opinion 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Why Does The War On Drugs Persist? April 3, 2015 In his new book, Chasing the Scream, Johann Hari hasn't quite found the answer, says commentator Alva Noë. But he does succeed in reminding us that there's nothing inevitable about what's next. Ben Goode/iStockphoto Opinion 13.7: Cosmos And Culture The Fight Against Addiction: Is Love All You Need? March 27, 2015 Many addicts opt for self-medication over encounter — they turn inward and shut out the world, says commentator Alva Noë, as he ponders a new book on addiction by Johann Hari.