Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

Susannah Cahalan

266 pages first pub 2012 (editions)

nonfiction health memoir psychology emotional informative medium-paced
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An award-winning memoir and instant New York Times bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman's struggle to recapture her identity. When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan wo...

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emotional 72%
inspiring 45%
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hopeful 32%
challenging 27%
dark 27%
tense 26%
sad 22%
mysterious 20%
funny 2%
adventurous 1%


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