Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
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Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

Title:Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
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  • Nov 29, 2012

    I took care of a patient with this tragic and intriguing disorder. Her complex and terrifying journey through this disease in ongoing. Over the course of caring for her, her sister mentioned this book...

  • Aug 02, 2012

    Susannah Cahalan, a young journalist working at a great (ok not so great, kinda schlocky actually) metropolitan newspaper, suddenly notices things going awry. She starts having episodes of paranoia, b...

  • Nov 07, 2012

    I rarely read memoirs. Too often the author spends far too much time painting themselves in the best possible light and/or justifying their behavior. It is a rare and gifted author that can objectivel...

  • Mar 26, 2017

    Interesting and terrifying read....

  • Feb 19, 2013

    You could probably call this a great piece of investigative reporting. Unfortunately for me, it was instead labelled as a memoir, leaving me feeling exasperated and mislead. I guess I was hoping for s...

  • Sep 29, 2015

    When you read you enter another world, and — as someone who is uncomfortable (with even the idea apparently) of care giving — entering the world of hospitals for the majority of this book was pain...

  • May 15, 2016

    4 plus stars - memoir of an up and coming 24 year-old woman reporter who suddenly begins to have unexplained seizures and symptoms of psychosis...I listened to Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness on ...

  • Feb 21, 2013

    I found this book troubling. Not because of the medical mystery -- that was the most interesting of all. It seems that the book would be better written in the third person, by someone other than the a...

  • Nov 01, 2016

    I am the perfect audience for this book: a catastrophic thinker who worries about any and all sensational news. I put off reading this one for a good long time because I was afraid...then decided I ha...

  • Apr 15, 2013

    Wonderful, wonderful book. I'm a neurologist, and it's amazing to see a book written from a patient's perspective, especially one with a such a good outcome. The book progresses from the starting of t...