Ben Westhoff 's new book ( Grove Atlantic) is the highly-acclaimed, bombshell first book about fentanyl, which is causing the worst drug crisis in American history. It has received glowing reviews, was feature on many year-end best lists, and Westhoff was featured on NPR 's Fresh Air and Joe Rogan 's podcast. He now speaks around the country about the fentanyl crisis, and has advised top government officials on the problem, including from the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, and the U.S. State Department.
Westhoff 's previous book is one of the best-selling hip-hop books of all time and has been translated into variou languages, receiving top reviews from Rolling Stone, People, Kirkus, and others. S. Leigh Savidge, Academy Award nominee and co-writer of Straight Outta Compton said it " may be the best book ever written about the hip hop world. "
Westhoff is an award-winning author whose work has appeared in the Library of Congress, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Rolling Stone, Vice, and others. His 2011 nove on southern hip-hop, was a Library Journal best seller.