Author Circles Purgatory With Personal Tale Of Depression

Mar 13, 2013

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Research published last month suggests that major mental illnesses may have more genetic associations than previously thought, perhaps leading to new diagnoses and treatments. Author David Blistein wrote his latest book, "David's Inferno: My Journey Through the Dark Wood of Depression,"  inspired by his own experience.

It's part memoir, part brain research, and part rough guide to Dante’s Divine Comedy. It’s also, surprisingly funny. David's book launch will be March 22 at Next Stage Arts in Putney, Vermont. Here's David's promo with friend Ken Burns: