Stories of Recovery: Elyn Saks

The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness is the powerful memoir of Elyn Saks’ life with paranoid schizophrenia. A prominent law professor and winner of a MacArthur “Genius” Award, Saks struggled for years to get her delusional episodes under control while excelling in a demanding career. She presents one vivid and moving scene after another of her own out-of-control behavior as well as the painful and slow work with psychiatrists to stabilize her mind. […] Read the rest»