Bookviews by Alan Caruba
A monthly report on the best in new fiction and non-fiction books. Alan Caruba is a charter member of the National Book Critics Circle and has been reviewing for more than five decades.
Dancing in the Dark: How to Take Care of Yourself When Someone You Love is Depressed 15.95, Central Recovery Press, softcover) by Bernadette Stankard and Amy Viets is a guidebook for those in or out of recovery who live with or care for one of the millions of Americans who battle depression every year. In 2006, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that one in twenty Americans over the age of 12 has suffered from depression. The book offers tried-and-true suggestions, helpful hints, and up-to-date resources for anyone whose life is affected by the depression of another.