Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Program in Public Health

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness, by Susannah Cahalan

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

Brain on Fire weaves the story of how one New York City journalist woke up to find herself tied down to a bed in a hospital psychiatric ward.  She remembered nothing, and had to work her way back to fill in the blank spots in her memory, and to understand just what had happened to her.  Paperback, 288 pages.  (C)2013 Simon & Schuster.