Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

Susannah Cahalan with Heather Henderson (Narrator)

7 hours, 48 minutes first pub 2012 (editions)

nonfiction health memoir psychology emotional informative medium-paced


One day, Susannah Cahalan woke up in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. Her medical records--from a month-long hospital stay of which she had no memory--showed psychosis, violence, and dangerous...

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mysterious 19%
funny 2%
adventurous 1%


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