A Memoir of Madness
Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9780679736394, 96pp.
Publication Date: January 8, 1992
A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression. Styron is perhaps the first writer to convey the full terror of depression's psychic landscape, as well as the illuminating path to recovery.