Book Club Kit: My Stroke of Insight

Jill Bolte Taylor -- My Stroke of InsightMy Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey
by Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D.
First Published: 2008
6 Copies & Reading Guide

On the morning of December 10, 1996, Taylor, a brain scientist, experienced a massive stroke. She observed her own mind completely deteriorate. Now she shares her unique perspective on the brain and its capacity for recovery.

Reading Guide:
LitLovers — Generic Nonfiction Discussion Questions

January Magazine – “A Bolte From the Blue” reviewed by Mary Ward Menke
The Harvard Book Review – “A Change of Mind” reviewed by Wangui Muigai

On the Web:
Author’s Website –

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor’s TED Talk —

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