The book that reads like Bridget Jones on acid

A spirited, original and courageous argument – but, in the end, not a particularly convincing one

19th February, 2017
Ayelet Waldman writes about her experience of using LSD as a treatment for manic depression

Ayelet Waldman is a woman who clearly enjoys breaking taboos. In 2005, the Israeli-American lawyer wrote an essay for the New York Times in which she admitted to loving her husband (novelist Michael Chabon) more than their four children. This duly led to an avalanche of hate mail, a tense appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show and some seriously awkward conversations around her kitchen table.

Now, Waldman has done something that may shock Middle America even...

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