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Review: Wide Awake: A Memoir of Insomnia

User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

The aspects of sleep research the author discusses are interesting. However, I don't believe that the author suffers from insomnia. Munchausen's is a more accurate diagnosis. Her condescension throughout the book is off-putting and suggests that her editor has a personal vendetta. Read full review

Review: Wide Awake: A Memoir of Insomnia

User Review  - Shirin - Goodreads

Now that I've read this book, I can't remember what I thought it was going to be when I picked it up. Ironically, after the first few entertaining pages, I was having a lot of trouble getting through ... Read full review

Review: Wide Awake: A Memoir of Insomnia

User Review  - Leah - Goodreads

This book presents an overview of the history and the current state of the science of sleep and dreams, overlaid with (and motivated by) the author's own attempts to get her lifelong insomnia under ... Read full review

Review: Wide Awake: A Memoir of Insomnia

User Review  - Emily Eason - Goodreads

I was somewhat disappointed with the fact that the author included so much about the history of sleep medicine and other related topics and didn't include as much about her personal experiences. It ... Read full review

Review: Wide Awake: A Memoir of Insomnia

User Review  - Julia - Goodreads

I hesitated to read this at first, fearing that it would be too clinical; then at second because the Times review claimed it was too talky. I am pleased to report that I found it to be neither ... Read full review

Review: Wide Awake: A Memoir of Insomnia

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Quite well-written, and I'd read more by the author. However, on occasion it goes a bit deep into medical-scientific theory; I was forced to skim those parts. Still, a worthwhile addition to the self ... Read full review

Review: Wide Awake: A Memoir of Insomnia

User Review  - Nette - Goodreads

A funny and thorough look at sleep problems and cures, covering everything from drugs to $21,000 designer beds. However, like some of the other reviewers here, I was put off by the constant reminders ... Read full review

Review: Wide Awake: A Memoir of Insomnia

User Review  - Kate Lawrence - Goodreads

Most people wouldn't find it funny to miss sleep night after night, but the way Morrisroe tells it, chronic insomnia can be hilarious! Think Nora Ephron, or Erma Bombeck. Morrisroe's quest through ... Read full review

Review: Wide Awake: A Memoir of Insomnia

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

Too technical at times; definitely a cure for insomnia at others. But I liked this one well enough. It was good to read someone else's insomnia experience, if only to reassure myself that my case of insomnia is not so bad. Read full review


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