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


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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tense 26%
sad 23%
mysterious 19%
funny 2%
adventurous 1%


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