Tag Archives: mental illness

Revenge

The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova is a long, complicated novel. I say this because the beginning of the story focuses on a male artist living in the present who is arrested after attempting to destroy a painting in The National … Continue reading

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Droves of Dysfunction

Walking on Trampolines by Frances Whiting is a new novel filled with colorful characters. The name of the main character, Tallulah de Longland, is magical! There are many other people in this book who comprise the universe she lives in, … Continue reading

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Mad

Em and the Big Hoom by Jerry Pinto is a novel out of India recently published in paperback in the U.S. This beautifully written, moving story is told in the first person by the son of a woman who suffers … Continue reading

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A Look Inside the Mind

There are Reasons Noah Packed No Clothes is a novel by Robert Jacoby.  It is an incredible story about a 19-year-old man who unsuccessfully attempts suicide and his experiences afterward as a patient in a mental institution.  I became aware of … Continue reading

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