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The Midnight Disease: The Drive to Write, Writer's Block, and the Creative Brain by [Flaherty, Alice Weaver]
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"[Flaherty] is the real thing . . . and her writing magically transforms her own tragedies into something strange and whimsical almost, almost funny.The Washington Post "This is interesting, heated stuff." The San Francisco Chronicle "Brilliant . . . [a] precious jewel of a book . . . that sparkles with some fresh insight or intriguing fact on practically every page." Seattle Post-Intelligencer

About the Author

A. W. Flaherty is a neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital who also teaches at Harvard Medical School. She is the author of The Midnight Disease: The Drive to Write, Writer's Block, and the Creative Brain. A. W. lives with her husband and twin daughters near Boston.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 4708 KB
  • Print Length: 322 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0618485414
  • Publisher: Mariner Books (28 April 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00W0LQN6W
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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