UNHOLY GHOST: Writers on Depression

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

An uneven collection of 22 essays and excerpts on the subject of depression by a wide assortment of writers.Mental-health journalist Casey has assembled quite an array of luminaries—from the quasars (William Styron, Larry McMurtry, Ann Beattie) to the lesser-known, and (in some sad cases) feebler lights. Among them they manage to cast considerable light on this dark disease, revealing vast ... Read full review

Review: Unholy Ghost: Writers on Depression

Editorial Review - - Nancy B

"It's a foretaste of death. It's a trip to the country of nothingness. Reality loses its substance and becomes ghostly, transparent, unbelievable," such is a description of depression by Susanna Kaysen, one of 22 writers in UNHOLY GHOST. This volume of essays uncovers many facets of the dark disease that destroys or dampens the lives of millions of adults. These colorful writers take you through ... Read full review

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