by Kay Jamison

This is a book that fulfills prompt 16. A book about mental health

I really enjoyed this book.
I liked that it was part memoir part science. It is a raw and powerfully honest look at Jamison’s life and her illness, but rather than just being an emotional experience of it, Jamison has the benefit of scientific knowledge.

For me it was a perfect combination because I like memoirs and I am fascinated by mental health.

This book educates but it also entertains. It is filled with facts and knowledge but never feels like a textbook because it is always related to Jamison’s personal life.

I feel like anyone who has bipolar as well as anyone who knows and interacts with someone who does, should read this book. I feel enlightened and better able to be a good friend after this book.

Worth reading if the topic interests you even remotely

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