Mike Jay, “Don’t Fight Sober,” London Review of Books, Vol. 39 No. 1 · 5 January 2017, pages 11-14

Shooting Up: A History of Drugs in Warfare by Łukasz Kamieński Hurst, 381 pp, March 2016

Blitzed: Drugs In Nazi Germany by Norman Ohler Allen Lane, 360 pp, October 2016


Mike Jay is the author of High Society: Mind-Altering Drugs in History and Culture (2012) and Emperors of Dreams: Drugs in the Nineteenth Century (updated, 2011)

Might also see Richard J. Evans’ highly negative review of Norman Ohler, Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany, in (London) Guardian, 16 Nov. 2016.