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Susannah Cahalan

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Susannah Cahalan is the New York Times bestselling author of "Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness," a memoir about her struggle with a rare autoimmune disease of the brain. She writes for the New York Post. Her work has also been featured in the New York Times, Scientific American Magazine, Glamour, Psychology Today, and others.

March is Stephen King Month (for me)

HI all,

When I was in St. Louis last month reading at my alma mater Washington University, I stayed in my cousin's room. There, I found a hulking, hardcover copy of "IT" by Stephen King.

I felt drawn to it. It called to me. And even though I think I still have PTSD from watching the 80s TV movie starring a frightening (but really incredible) Tim Curry as the clown, I decided to press forward. And Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 09, 2013 05:39 Tags: horror, it, stephen-king, the-shining
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“Sometimes, Just when we need them, life wraps metaphors up in little bows for us. When you think all is lost, the things you need the most return unexpectedly.”
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