For those who may feel overwhelmed by current events, this book offers an antidote to despair. Not just a clear-eyed, well-researched look at our pervasive epidemic of depression, it lays out possibilities for meaningful change both large-scale and individual. Full of concrete ideas which could improve your own life and the lives of the people in your community.
Wow. This book made me feel so many tender and intense emotions. Darius' journey to Iran to meet his dying grandfather becomes a beautiful exploration of friendship, family, depression, and discovery of one's place in a sea of self-doubt. This book will warm your heart, as well as break it, and you'll be so happy it did.