Madness: A Bipolar Life by Marya Hornbacher

Madness: A Bipolar Life

Marya Hornbacher

299 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

nonfiction memoir psychology challenging reflective fast-paced


An astonishing dispatch from inside the belly of bipolar disorder, reflecting major new insightsWhen Marya Hornbacher published her first book, Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia, she did not yet have the piece of shattering knowledge that w...

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