Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time
A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression. Styron is perhaps the first writer to convey the full terror of depression's psychic landscape, as well as the illuminating path to recovery.
Baker & Taylor
In a candid and moving memoir, the author of
The author chronicles his descent into depression, discussing not only his own experience and recovery but also how others can find help.
a memoir of madness
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