This book was appealing because of the subject matter but it was so hard to read.
This then becomes a fascinating and intellectual read for anyone who has an interest in writing, poetry, psychiatry or the artistic temperament.
A must read for anyone suffering Bipolar disorder and their family members, especially spouses and siblings.
A fine piece of work by Kay Redfield Jamison. I really like how she points out to us the relationship of creativity and mental illness, how they go hand in hand! Read morePublished 5 days ago by Rosemary Amrhein
I wish I had read this book before a dear one committed suicide. There is so much in here that describes the manic-depressive from the inside beyond clinical diagnosis. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Paula Stewart
SMELLED LIKE SMOKE ~ But, loved the book and very fast shipping! Thank you!Published 28 days ago by Rebecca Martin
I Love this book. As an artist with bipolar disorder, coming from a very artistic and musical family, this book helps to explain many things, help you understand how the creative... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jessica Taunton
Cher recommended this when Robin Williams died. This is a fantastic study on how some massively talented people are effected by depression.Published 2 months ago by Erick Rasmussen