AW Amazon Store

If this site is helpful to you,
Please consider a voluntary subscription to defray ongoing expenses.


 

Welcome to the AbsoluteWrite Water Cooler! Please read The Newbie Guide To Absolute Write

Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Memoirs

  1. #1
    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin
    Join Date
    Oct 2017
    Posts
    3

    Memoirs

    What are some good memoirs about people overcoming mental illness?

  2. #2
    Swan in Process Siri Kirpal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    In God I dwell, especially in Eugene OR
    Posts
    7,827
    Sat Nam! (literally "Truth Name"--a Sikh greeting)

    Shadows in the Sun by Gayathri Ramprasad is about overcoming suicidal depression.

    Blessings,

    Siri Kirpal
    "The only freedom any of us ever has is the freedom to choose how we will not be free."

  3. #3
    revising, revising, revising
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    167
    A new one I've been hearing good things about (but haven't read yet) is Zack McDermott's Gorilla and the Bird about being bipolar.

    Susanna Kaysen's Girl, Interrupted is a classic. Julie Barton's Dog Medicine is a good memoir about depression.

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Custom Search