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My 4* book review of ‘Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness’ by Susannah Cahalan’

Well, this book is certainly full of surprises as we read this about a short period in this young lady’s life. Her world is turned upside down as strange, frightening symptoms hit her brain and body. We then learn about the relatively rare illness that has taken over…

I loved the beginning of the book

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Possible ‘Triggering’ when reading memoirs or stories of abuse, mental illness, adversity etc

Just a short note about ‘triggering’ when reading books, especially memoirs, where we know the story is true. I know, from much feedback, that my memoirs can be triggering and have always advised to take it easy; take a break or stop reading completely if events depicted in the book are triggering. There is nothing

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