Books by Robert Whitaker

Released: April 1, 2004

"A great story, deftly told."
The tale of the first European scientific expedition to South America and its extraordinary aftermath. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Sure packs a wallop."
An absorbing, sometimes harrowing history of the medical treatment of the mentally ill in the US, from its roots in England—think Bedlam—to the present, and a scorching indictment of the status quo. Read full book review >