• "The best book ever on depression. Andrew Solomon explains everything with a sharp, scientific clarity."

    William Leith, Evening Standard
  • "The history, treatment and even politics of depression are thoroughly covered… Solomon’s brutal honesty makes this the best account of depression I have ever read."

    Chris Nancollas, Tablet
  • "A mesmerising journey... magnificent"

  • "Extraordinary and redeeming... A work of great charm and individuality but also of impressive scholarship"

    Evening Standard
  • "A lodestone work"