Sunday, November 10, 2019

Seven books about insomnia to distract you from late-night anxiety

Gnesis Villar, an intern at Electric Literature, tagged seven books to distract you from late night existential dread, including:
Insomnia by Marina Benjamin

More than a third of all adults experience insomnia and the number rises in those over sixty-five. Marina Benjamin writes on her personal experience with the condition and adds new dimensions to both our understanding of sleep, the night, and how we perceive darkness. In her usage of literature, art, philosophy, psychology, pop culture, and more, Benjamin pays close attention in her musings to the relationship between women and sleep detailed throughout history.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue