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    • An Unquiet Mind

    • By: Kay Redfield Jamison
    • Narrated by: Kay Redfield Jamison
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,067
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 895
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 889

    The personal memoir of a manic depressive and an authority on the subject describes the onset of the illness during her teenage years and her determined journey through the realm of available treatments.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Heavily Abridged!!!

    • By Kyle on 05-24-13

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire

    • A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character
    • By: Kay Redfield Jamison
    • Narrated by: Jefferson Mays
    • Length: 17 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    In this magisterial study of the relationship between illness and art, the best-selling author of An Unquiet Mind, Kay Redfield Jamison, brings an entirely fresh understanding to the work and life of Robert Lowell (1917-1977), whose intense, complex, and personal verse left a lasting mark on the English language and changed the public discourse about private matters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Review of Robert Lowell by Kay Jamison

    • By Margaret C. Neumann on 05-10-17

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Exuberance

    • The Passion for Life
    • By: Kay Redfield Jamison
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    We have learned much about depression, but what about its opposite? Why hasn't the human emotion that lifts us, inspires us, drives us on, and makes life worth living been discussed and celebrated? In this outstanding book, best-selling author Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison explores exuberance in all its unrestrained, joyful energy, and shows how its unique vitality is essential to our existence.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Overwrought by Exuberance

    • By Dennis on 12-04-04

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Nothing Was the Same

    • A Memoir
    • By: Kay Redfield Jamison
    • Narrated by: Renée Raudman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Perhaps no one but Kay Redfield Jamison---who combines the acute perceptions of a psychologist with writerly elegance and passion---could bring such a delicate touch to the subject of losing a spouse to cancer. In spare and at times strikingly lyrical prose, Jamison looks back at her relationship with her husband, Richard Wyatt, a renowned scientist who battled severe dyslexia to become one of the foremost experts on schizophrenia.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Liked the story better than the narrator

    • By Pamela Harvey on 07-22-11

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Benefits of Restlessness and Jagged Edges

    • A 'This I Believe' Essay
    • By: Kay Redfield Jamison
    • Narrated by: Kay Redfield Jamison
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    This essay comes from the NPR series This I Believe, which features brief personal reflections from both famous and unknown Americans. The pieces that make up the series compel listeners to rethink not only what and how they have arrived at their beliefs, but also the extent to which they share them with others.

    Regular price: $1.88

    • Exuberance

    • The Passion for Life
    • By: Kay Redfield Jamison
    • Narrated by: Anne Twomey
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    The author of the best-selling An Unquiet Mind and internationally renowned authority on mood disorders now gives us something wonderfully different: an exploration of exuberance and how it fuels our most important creative and scientific achievements.

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Great Minds of Medicine

    • By: Dr. William Castelli, Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison, Dr. Karl Johnson, and others
    • Narrated by: Laurie Garrett
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    What's it like to live with manic depression? What should you know about hospital emergency rooms? Could you help find the world's deadliest microbes? Listen to the wisdom and philosophy of the medical world's foremost leaders as they explore heart disease, depression, infectious diseases, cancer, and emergency medicine.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good material, not so good sound quality

    • By M BALI on 04-02-12

    Regular price: $19.93