What to Read When There’s No More Breaking Bad


With the series finale of Breaking Bad drawing ever closer, we’re looking for new ways to get our drug-story fix.

That’s why we were as excited as Aaron Paul on The Price Is Right to see Lauren Eggert-Crowe’s “Breaking Bad (and Beyond) Reading List” on the Millions.

From Rudolfo Anaya’s Albuquerque: A Novel to Daniel Woodrell’s meth-centered Winter’s Bone, these books will keep our happiness levels 98% pure even after Walter White has left us.

Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →