The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression

by Andrew Solomon
Scribner, 2001

Atlas is probably the right term for this book: it isn't a guidebook, it's a map. On the map are landmarks, roads, paths, hills, and even tourist attractions, but they are seldom reviewed or rated.

Because the author is a depressive himself (though I'd kind of argue that and suggest that he is a bit more, perhaps neurotic or as far as psychotic?) he


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