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The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness

Indispensable reading for aficionados of Cahalan’s Brain on Fire and Merve Imre’s The Personality Brokers.
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Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

For those interested in medical memoirs. ["Cahalan's hip writing style, sympathetic characters, and suspenseful story will appeal to fans of medical thrillers and the television show House," read the review of the New York Times best-selling Free Pr: S. & S. hc, LJ 11/1/12.—Ed.]
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Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

A compelling, quick read with a moving message. Cahalan's hip writing style, sympathetic characters, and suspenseful story will appeal to fans of medical thrillers and the television show House. Brief, informative biology and abnormal psychology discussions throughout the text will interest science students without slowing the narrative. Because Cahalan's condition is rare and its causes unknown, this book may save lives and promote empathy for those struggling with mental illness. [See Prepub Alert, 5/20/12.]

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