“Booth writes with humor and intelligence while exploring serious ideas in this charming narrative.”
The Man Who Couldn’t Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought is a gripping memoir that blends personal experience with history and complex empirical research.
“. . . a richly researched, carefully crafted, balanced history of personal privacy . . .”
“. . . the editor either fell asleep during the first chapter or ran out of red ink.”
“Robert Kanigel knits together a handsome pattern as he traces the inherent drama within the destinies on the page—and in recollection by themselves and others—of the Blasket Islanders.
“[Gretel Wachtel’s] defiance of the Gestapo and her willingness to serve time in a concentration camp gives Ms.