Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

Susannah Cahalan

250 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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Moods

informative 81%
emotional 74%
inspiring 46%
reflective 38%
hopeful 31%
challenging 27%
dark 26%
tense 26%
sad 23%
mysterious 19%
funny 2%
adventurous 1%

Pace

medium 52%
fast 38%
slow 8%

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