School started this month, and as an English major and Creative Writing minor, I’ve been reading nonstop. Of the five classes I’m taking, three of them (Creative Writing, British Literature, and Banned Books) are literature-based. 225 more words
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For the final book in my Vacation Readathon Extravaganza, I dug into Sam Kean’s latest popular science book, The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: A History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery… 441 more words
Wow. Horrifying and incredible. Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan is a stunning memoir of a young reporter who, suddenly and inexplicably, goes mad.
Cahalan writes her story about a month that she still can barely remember- the month when a recently discovered autoimmune diseased caused her body to attack her brain. 249 more words