Girl, Interrupted

Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen (1993)

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Non-Fiction | Memoir
4 StarsBlurb:

“In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she’d never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital. She spent most of the next two years in the ward for teenage girls in a psychiatric hospital as renowned for its famous clientele—Sylvia Plath, Robert Lowell, James Taylor, and Ray Charles—as for its progressive methods of treating those who could afford its sanctuary.”
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Woman in Mind

Woman in Mind by Alan Ayckbourn (1986)

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Theatre | Tragicomedy5-starsBlurb:

“By turns sad and funny, satiric and moving, Alan Ayckbourn’s intelligent British comedy Woman in Mind charts, without sentimentality or heartless irony, a frowsy middle-aged Englishwoman’s hopeless descent into psychosis.”
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