Detour From Normal by Ken Dickson

Detour From Normal by Ken Dickson Stars: **** CreateSpace (2013) 320 pages Memoir Summary:  Despite access to the greatest healthcare in the world, U.S citizens are not immune to medical horror stories. Such was the experience of Ken Dickson, a beloved husband and father and respected engineer, with no history of mental illness. What should… Read More »

The Angry Book by Theodore I. Rubin, M.D.

The Angry Book by Theodore I. Rubin, M.D. Stars: *** Simon & Schuster (1969) Self-Actualization/Self-Help General 216 pages Summary:  Don’t get even — get mad, and get over it! When your love life is boring, maybe you don’t fight enough? When sex leaves a person cold, is frozen anger the problem? If you work too… Read More »

Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan Stars: ***** Simon & Schuster (2012) Biography & Autobiography 266 pages I received this book as a gift. This post contains affiliate links. Summary:  When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, strapped to her bed and unable to move or speak,… Read More »

The Up and Down Life by Paul E. Jones

The Up and Down Life: The Truth About Bipolar Disorder – the Good, the Bad, and the Funny by Paul E. Jones Stars: ***** Penguin Group (2008) Psychology 240 pages I purchased this book. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Paul Jones, a stand-up comedian and workshop leader who suffers from bipolar disorder, uses humor,… Read More »