Books Strung Out One Last Hit and Other Lies That Nearly Killed Me: A Memoir by Erin Khar Hardcover, 296 pages, Harlequin Books, List Price: $27.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleStrung OutSubtitleOne Last Hit and Other Lies That Nearly Killed Me: A MemoirAuthorErin Khar Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary The "Ask Erin" columnist traces her 15-year struggle with opioids, discussing the cultural factors that are shaping addiction today and how her complicated recovery process has been shaped by stigma and parenthood. 75,000 first printing. Genres: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Strung Out Strung Out: One Last Hit and Other Lies That Nearly Killed Me, by Erin Khar Park Row hide caption toggle caption Park Row Review Book Reviews 'Strung Out' Tackles Pain, Stigma And Shame Of Drug Use February 28, 2020 Erin Khar's son, at 12, asked her if she'd ever used drugs; this book is her answer: "When we write the truth, when we write about our experiences, we reflect back what it means to be a human being."