The book is very well written and gives the reader a full sense of what depression, drug use, alcholism and divorce really feels like.
I think it would help them understand depression better and know how to deal with a friend or family member who was suffering from depression better.
Too many people view it as simply feeling sorry for oneself, but I dont think anybody would just WANT to feel down and out all the time.
It has long watched the movie and there was a desire to read the book. The book has already become a classic. Of course the book is better movie.Published 23 days ago by Mzee
I was really excited to read this. Saw the movie first, but wanted to read it anyways. It's really slow and nothing that interesting happens. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jelly
One of my favorite books (and movies). Really evokes the feel of being an out-of-control and depressed kid and also of New York and Harvard at that time, at least to me. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Justin Reilly, esq.
I find her books fascinating and informative. Anyone who has struggled with depression will relate to her story, as well as artists or writers coping with everyday reality. Read morePublished 3 months ago by dawn soleri
I purchased this book years ago and enjoyed reading it. It does a wonderful job of telling people what it is like to suffer from depression.Published 7 months ago by A. Kietzman
Hard to read dull and boring. You just end up wanting to smack the girl who wrote the book for being such an idiot. Read morePublished 8 months ago by ronny