Alcoholism, bipolar disorder, and me

Reflections on alcoholism and mental illness inspired by Esmé Wang’s The Collected Schizophrenias. This past week, I finished reading Esmé Wang’s graceful and unmooring collection of essays, The Collected Schizophrenias. Diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder (roughly speaking, a fusion of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia), Wang grew up in northern California and studied at Yale, where she experienced … Continue reading Alcoholism, bipolar disorder, and me