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A newer edition of this title can be found hereThe compelling story of an acclaimed journalist and New York Times bestselling author s ongoing struggle with epilepsy his torturous decision to keep his condition a secret to avoid discrimination, and his ensuing decades long battle to not only survive, but to thriveAs a college freshman, Kurt Eichenwald awoke one night on the floor of his dorm room, confused and in pain In the aftermath of that critical moment, his once carefree life would be consumed by confrontations with medical incompetence, discrimination that almost cost him his education and employment, physical abuse, and dark moments when he contemplated suicideThis is the story of one man s battle to pursue his dreams despite an often incapacitating brain disorder From his early experiences of fear and denial to his exasperating search for treatment, Eichenwald provides a deeply candid account of his years facing this misunderstood and often stigmatized condition He details his encounters with the doctors whose negligence could have killed him, but for the heroic actions of a brilliant neurologist and the family and friends who fought for himMany of Eichenwald s recollections are drawn from his diaries, vivid and painstakingly kept records that helped sharpen his skills as a journalist He raises important questions about the nature of memory, the revelations of brain science, and the profound mysteries of human perceptionUltimately, A Mind Unraveled is an inspirational story, one that chronicles how Eichenwald, faced often with his own mortality, transformed trauma into a guide for reaching the future he desired Defying relentless threats to his emotional and physical well being, he affirmed his decision to never give up, and in the process learned how to rise from the depths of despair to the heights of unimagined success A Mind Unraveled


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10 thoughts on “A Mind Unraveled

  1. says:

    Rating 3.5Note Possible spoilersKurt Eichenwald was diagnosed with epilepsy in the late 1970s, when he was a freshman at Swarth, the prestigious private liberal arts college in Pennsylvania The first signs of the disease were short episodes of staring To friends, Kurt would appear to be lost in a world of his own dazed and absent He had earlier been ill with paratyphoid fever with delirium and had


  2. says:

    I couldn t stop reading Eichenwald s memoir is a powerful and riveting story of how he fought for what was right the right to have good doctors, the right for a job that was inclusive of him and believed in what he could do, and the right to live as normal of a life as possible The story begins as Eichenwald is diagnosed with epilepsy during his freshman year of college After being told by an awful do


  3. says:

    I ve been spoiled twice in a row, with incredible writer s and their amazing life stories Nothing like a reporter with thorough critical thinking skills to bust up all the BS, corruption and incompetence This book was an eye opener in regards to advocacy for one s education and health care Kurt was a champion who never backed down, despite the odds being stacked against him My heart went out to him and m


  4. says:

    I received an advanced copy of A Mind Unraveled as part of the giveaway program Reading Eichenwald s story is like reading my own autobiography It s amazing how much the public still does not understand epilepsy Only those who are the closest to the individual really know what the person experience Kurt was fortunate to have roommates and family who stood by him throughout his life I thought the idea of mak


  5. says:

    With a little over 41o pages it s safe to say that this book is a lot Alot of information, a lot of content, a lot to think about and ponder issues within our own lives A Mind Unraveled A Memoir by Kurt Eichenwald is the true story of Kurt Eichenwald an acclaimed journalist and best selling author and his tormenting struggle with epilepsy Easily among the list of top 10 non fiction books that I have read this


  6. says:

    The author s telling of his path to success in family and career is exciting and compelling Then, add in all of the challenges that his lifetime with epilepsy contributed to every facet of his journey is amazing If you are unaware of the impact of Epilepsy, please read and see how a young man pushed and grew and fought his path to success and you will learn about epilepsy along the way If you do know about epilep


  7. says:

    I would have read this book at one clip had my Nook not required a charge toward the end Riveting, infuriating, informative, human, loving, and reflective this memoir tells the story of a man who refused to give into institutional stupidity, professional insufficiency, and personal trauma He decided, twice in his life, to proceed to a specific goal, one academic, one personal He achieved his goals because of his own


  8. says:

    This is my number one read of 2018 This book will rip you apart It is agonizing to go on this journey of epilepsy with Kurt Eichenwald It is infuriating to meet a bevy of incompetent doctors There are so many people in this book that I absolutely hated Yet through it all Kurt never gave up He kept pushing on demanding answers and never letting epilepsy keep him from accomplishing his goals even when it was really diffi


  9. says:

    A masterfully written text by a young man now a middle aged man, husband, and father who happened to have epilepsy and was kicked out of Swarth College his freshman year by a bunch of lying psychologists, neurologists, the dean, and the security department All of them had progressed past the idea that epilepsy was caused by demon possession, but that it was still pretty weird and dangerous to be falling down and convulsin


  10. says:

    5 stars The compelling story of an acclaimed journalist and New York Times bestselling author s ongoing struggle with epilepsy his torturous decision to keep his condition a secret to avoid discrimination, and his ensuing decades long battle to not only survive, but to thrive Oh, holy buckets This book is simply amazing, awe inspiring, utterly maddening and truly heart warming I am shocked at how deeply this book touched me


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