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A must read for every one with a broken heart Princess , so heartbreaking. Princess Jasmine replied to Community. Girl, Interrupted is a best-selling memoir by American author Susanna Kaysen, relating her experiences as a young woman in a psychiatric hospital in the s after being diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. In , after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, Susanna Kaysen was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder-an affliction with symptoms so ambiguous almost any adolescent girl might qualify-and sent to a renowned New England psychiatric hospital where she spent the next two years in a ward for teenage girls.

There, Susanna loses herself in an OZ-like nether world of seductive and disturbed young women: Ultimately, assisted by the hospital's head psychiatrist, Dr. Wick, and a no-nonsense ward nurse, Valerie, Susanna, like Dorothy, resolves to leave this Oz and reclaim her life. Girl, Interrupted. Girl, Interrupted by Susannah Kaysen. All he wants is to launch his golden iPod into space the way Carl Sagan the man, not the dog launched his Golden Record on the Voyager spacecraft in But his destination keeps changing.

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The fictional story, which is set in Grosse Pointe, Michigan during the s, centers on the lives of five sisters, the Lisbon girls. The novel is written in first person plural from the perspective of an anonymous group of teenage boys who struggle to find an explanation for the Lisbons' deaths.

The Virgin Suicides - Jeffrey Eugenides. After surviving a suicide attempt, a fragile teen isn't sure she can endure without cutting herself. Seventeen-year-old Charlie Davis, a white girl living on the margins, thinks she has little reason to live: Expand text… After spending time in treatment with other young women like her—who cut, burn, poke, and otherwise hurt themselves—Charlie is released and takes a bus from the Twin Cities to Tucson to be closer to Mikey, a boy she "like-likes" but who had pined for Ellis instead.

But things don't go as planned in the Arizona desert, because sweet Mikey just wants to be friends. Feeling rejected, Charlie, an artist, is drawn into a destructive new relationship with her sexy older co-worker, a "semifamous" local musician who's obviously a junkie alcoholic.

Through intense, diarylike chapters chronicling Charlie's journey, the author captures the brutal and heartbreaking way "girls who write their pain on their bodies" scar and mar themselves, either succumbing or surviving.

Like most issue books, this is not an easy read, but it's poignant and transcendent as Charlie breaks more and more before piecing herself back together. This grittily provocative debut explores the horrors of self-harm and the healing power of artistic expression. Girl in Pieces - Kathleen Glasgow. Girl in Pieces. Still, Kubica leaves one shocking surprise for the end. Mary Kubica - The Good Girl. Be prepared to meet three unforgettable women: Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss.

She may have a degree, but it is , Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeeter has a ring on her finger.

Skeeter would normally find solace with her beloved maid Constantine, the woman who raised her, but Constantine has disappeared and no one will tell Skeeter where she has gone.

Expand text… Aibileen is a black maid, a wise, regal woman raising her seventeenth white child. Something has shifted inside her after the loss of her own son, who died while his bosses looked the other way.

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And why? Because they are suffocating within the lines that define their town and their times.

And sometimes lines are made to be crossed. In pitch-perfect voices, Kathryn Stockett creates three extraordinary women whose determination to start a movement of their own forever changes a town, and the way women — mothers, daughters, caregivers, friends — view one another. A deeply moving novel filled with poignancy, humor, and hope, The Help is a timeless and universal story about the lines we abide by, and the ones we don't. The Help - Kathryn Stockett.

In this extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch a wild ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years. Meet Dolores Price. She's 13, wise-mouthed but wounded, having bid her childhood goodbye. Stranded in front of her bedroom TV, she spends the next few years nourishing herself with the Mallomars, potato chips, and Pepsi her anxious mother supplies.

When she finally orbits into young womanhood at pounds, Dolores is no stronger and life is no kinder. But this time she's determined to rise to the occasion and give herself one more chance before she really goes under. She's Come Undone - Wally Lamb. On a winter night in , Dr.

David Henry is forced by a blizzard to deliver his own twins. His son, born first, is perfectly healthy. Yet when his daughter is born, he sees immediately that she has Down's Syndrome. Rationalizing it as a need to protect Norah, his wife, he makes a split-second decision that will alter all of their lives forever. He asks his nurse to take the baby away to an institution and never to reveal the secret. But Caroline, the nurse, cannot leave the infant.

Worldwide, firearm prevalence in suicides varies widely, depending on the acceptance and availability of firearms in a culture. For temporal bone directed bullets, temporal lobe abscess, meningitis, aphasia, hemianopsia, and hemiplegia are common late intracranial complications. Those who have recently downloadd a firearm are found to be high risk for suicide within a week after their download.

The same study found no evidence of substitution to other methods. These regions correlate with the states with the highest increases of suicide rates in the past 17 years. The rates of homicide and suicide in the surrounding areas where the restrictions were not applied and noted that there was no significant change in these rates.

This study has been criticized. The study used the cases that were deemed suicides by the medical examiners and cases with potential litigation over the cause of death were excluded from the study. Each case subject was found a proxy who was preferably a relative who lived in the same home as the case subject. The proxy was then given a matching control who lived in the same county. The variables of race, sex, and age range were controlled.

Each proxy and control was interviewed on the presence of guns in their home along with questions about domestic violence, drug and alcohol consumption, and criminal records. This led the study to conclude that the increased availability of firearms in the home was likely to be associated with higher rates of at home suicides.

According to criminologist Gary Kleck , studies that try to link gun ownership to victimology often fail to account for the presence of guns owned by other people. Webster's study also noted that Lott and Whitley's study was suspect because "their use of Tobit regression to estimate the laws' effects is vulnerable to bias when data are highly skewed and heteroskedastic, as is the case for state-level data on youth suicides. Depending on the placement of the noose and other factors, the subject strangles or suffers a broken neck.

In the event of death, the actual cause often depends on the length of the drop; that is, the distance the subject falls before the rope goes taut. In a "short drop", the victim may die from strangulation, in which the death may result from a lack of oxygen to the brain. The victim is likely to experience hypoxia , skin tingling, dizziness, vision narrowing, convulsions , shock , and acute respiratory acidosis.

Hanging survivors typically have severe damage to the trachea and larynx, damage to the carotid arteries, damage to the spine, and brain damage due to cerebral anoxia. In a typical "long drop", the subject is likely to suffer one or more fractures of the cervical vertebrae , generally between the second and fifth, which may cause paralysis or death.

In extremely long drops, the hanging may result in complete decapitation.

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Hanging is the prevalent means of suicide in pre-industrial societies , and is more common in rural areas than in urban areas. Hypothermia Main article: Hypothermia Suicide by hypothermia is a slow death that goes through several stages.

Hypothermia begins with mild symptoms, gradually leading to moderate and severe penalties. This may involve shivering , delirium , hallucinations , lack of coordination, sensations of warmth, then finally death. One's organs cease to function, though clinical brain death can be delayed. This method of suicide is relatively rare due to the long and painful experience one has to go through before death sets in.

This is also contributed to by the ever-present risk that the fire is extinguished before death sets in, and in that way causes one to live with severe burnings , scar tissue, and the emotional impact of such injuries. Volcano Suicide by volcano involves jumping into molten lava in an active volcanic crater , fissure vent , lava flow or lava lake.

The actual cause of death may be as a result of the fall see jumping from height , contact burns, radiant heat or asphyxiation from volcanic gases.

According to some ancient sources, philosopher Empedocles jumped into the Aetna trying to make everybody believe that he had disappeared from the Earth to become a god; this was frustrated when the volcano spat out one of his bronze sandals.

Modern suicides have taken place in numerous volcanoes, but the most famous is Mount Mihara in Japan. In , Kiyoko Matsumoto committed suicide by jumping into the Mihara crater.

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A trend of copycat suicides followed, as people jumped into the same crater over the following year. Indirect suicide is differentiated from legally defined suicide by the fact that the actor does not pull the figurative or literal trigger.

I hope that this book does for you the reader what those anthologies did for me back in that local library. That it will entertain and give you at least one new author that you may not have read but now you want to find more of their work. Maybe I should. I used to read them by the stack when I was kid, back in the s.

Science fiction, fantasy, sword and sorcery, mysteries, and even literary anthologies once I discovered literature.

Anthologies are like treasure chests full of every conceivable kind of wealth, no two objects alike.

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I came into possession of Dangerous Visions through the good people at the legendary Science Fiction Book Club, a creation of publisher Doubleday in Send back the postcard to reject it and nothing happen. Accept it—or neglect to mail back the postcard by the deadline, as was most often the case—and the book would be sent, along with a bill.

These stories were grown up I was thirteen or fourteen. Characters cussed. Had sex. This was serious stuff. But the greatest service DV did me was to introduce me to a slew of new, unfamiliar authors. Brian W. DV was quite literally my doorway into serious science fiction, the anthology that turned me from a casual reader to a fan.

Both books have been read, repeatedly. I was already on the road to being a voracious reader, but that one anthology not only fed my hunger, it helped make me a discriminating reader. It inspired me to read other anthologies, science fiction and other genres, and to seek out magazines like New Yorker, Esquire, and Evergreen Review for the cutting edge literary short stories they published.

Who knows? One day it might just be the anthology that inspires some other young writer to take his pen to paper and create his own thrilling yarns. In short order, I began devouring larger-than-life heroes in earnest.

By the time I got to summer camp, I was 10 or so, and had been told of these earlier heroes — Doc Savage, The Shadow, and Conan among them — who lived in dime magazines called the pulps.

A local radio station ran a different old time radio drama at 7 p. I got to thrill to the exploits of The Shadow, the Lone Ranger, and other series. Ever since, the pulps have been a part of my life. Everyone I mentioned it to was very eager to jump in and then, an old pal, Will Murray, keeper of the pulp flame with his pastiches, offered me an unpublished Lester Dent story. Dent, creator of Doc Savage, was a prolific author and here was a World War I aviator tale that would allow me to directly connect my anthology with the era being honored.

The problem was, the Dent Estate needed to be paid. I decided that was enough of a reason to go the Kickstarter route. I could then afford the Dent story, a proper cover, a new logo, and bring on a few other authors. Thanks to Mike Friedman, who has had multiple Kickstarter successes, I learned the ropes and he helped set everything up. And tonight, we launch. Between now and February 19, I and my peers will be shouting from our social media mountaintops, hoping to entice enough backers to make this a success.