Special Collections featured book for August


Bitter Medicine: a graphic memoir of mental illness, by Clem and Olivier Martini

“In 1976, Ben Martini was diagnosed with schizophrenia. A decade later, his brother Olivier was told he had the same disease. For the past thirty years the Martini family has struggled to comprehend and cope with a devastating illness, frustrated by a health care system lacking in resources and empathy, the imperfect science of medication, and the strain of mental illness on familial relationships. …”

3rd floor Special Collections, Humanities
HUM WM 203 M386b 2010