In Newsweek magazine, Dr. Drew Pinsky named Melody Beattie's Codependent No More one of the four essential self-help
books available today, calling it the "grandaddy of addiction tomes."
"Melody Beattie is an American phenomenon....She understands being overboard, which helps her throw best-selling
lifelines to those still adrift."
About the Author
Melody Beattie is the author of numerous books about personal growth and relationships, drawing on the
wisdom of Twelve Step healing, Christianity, and Eastern religions. With the publication of Codependent No More in 1986,
Melody became a major voice in self-help literature and endeared herself to millions of readers striving for healthier
relationships. She lives in Malibu, California.