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Review: Nothing Was the Same

User Review  - Patrick Ross - Goodreads

Perhaps my problem in reading this book was that my expectations were set so high by Jamison's masterful An Unquiet Mind . In that powerful memoir, Jamison reveals publicly her struggle with bipolar ... Read full review

Review: Nothing Was the Same

User Review  - Heather Key - Goodreads

Being Bi-polar this book really helped me start to process the death of my husband and how to handle the process. It helped me to know I can relate to others and that my feelings are not isolated. I really would recomend her books to anyone because she writes from a very down to earth style. Read full review

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User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

This book didn't affect me the way other books about grief have. I am thinking specifically about Joan Didion's books about grieving, or stuff CS Lewis has written, etc. This was a good book, I ... Read full review

Review: Nothing Was the Same

User Review  - Mikelkpoet - Goodreads

I am really enjoying this book. At first I was scared that a memoir about a late husband would be boring, too sentimental, and slow like Joan Didion's similarly themed memoir was, but Kay Redfield Jamison keeps my interest like Didion did not. The book is a quick and interesting read. Read full review

Review: Nothing Was the Same

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

I most valued Jamison's description of grief as distinct from depression -- and as a person with manic-depressive illness, a recent widow, and a clinical psychologist specializing in mood disorders ... Read full review

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User Review  - Darlene - Goodreads

I enjoyed and learned from the author's book Nothing Was Ever the SAme. I decided to read this book about her own manic depression. Having many in the family that have had this illness, it was ... Read full review

Review: Nothing Was the Same

User Review  - Nina - Goodreads

Nothing Was the Same is Jamison's account of her husband's illness, death, and her subsequent struggle to differentiate grief from depression. She brings the same lyrical quality to this book that was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

I was looking for a book on grief, and this disappointed me. I preferred Meghan O'Rourke's The Long Goodbye: more beautiful, more insightful, more relatable (for me). This book was mostly an account ... Read full review

Review: Nothing Was the Same

User Review  - Shonna Froebel - Goodreads

This memoir is a very intimate look at Jamison's life with her late husband Richard. She talks of her own struggles with bipolar disorder and how her husband helped find a way for the two of them to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Samar Barakat - Goodreads

Very sad till now. How much pain can people really endure? Read full review


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