A gripping, personal account of a young woman's descent into a madness for which there seemed to be no cure. Beginning with a headache, Cahalan soon experienced hallucinations, paranoia and violent psychosis. Was she mad?
Susannah Cahalan is a reporter on the New York Post, and the recipient of the 2010 Silurian Award of Excellence in Journalism for Feature Writing. Her writing has also appeared in the New York Times, and is frequently picked up by the Daily Mail, Gawker, Gothamist, AOL and Yahoo among other news aggregrator sites.