Reviews | May 10, 2012
The Songs of the Maniacs: Four Books on Madness and Creativity
Includes reviews of:
- Manic Depression and Creativity. D. Jablow Hershman and Julian Lieb. Prometheus Books, 1998, 230 pp., $24 (paper).
- Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Mind. Kay Redfield Jamison. Free Press, 1996, 384 pp., $16 (paper).
- The Midnight Disease: The Drive to Write, Writer’s Block, and the Creative Brain. Alice Weaver Flaherty. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2004, 320 pp., $15 (paper).
- Poets on Prozac. Richard M. Berlin. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008, 200 pp., $24.
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