Susannah Cahalan’s Brain on Fire - Every so often there comes a book that changes your life: The Bible, Harry Potter, The Bhagavad Gita, you know, books that really impact you. Brain on Fire is that book.
When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, strapped to her bed and unable to move or speak, she had no memory of how she’d gotten there. Days earlier, she had been on the threshold of a new, adult life: at the beginning of her first serious relationship and a promising career at a major New York newspaper. Now she was labeled violent, psychotic, a flight risk. What happened?