The Diving-bell and the Butterfly
by Jean-Dominique Bauby
Paperback- N/A

In 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby was the editor-in-chief of French Elle, the father of two young childen, a 44-year-old man known and loved ...

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  "Interesting book and we had a good discussion about it." by lldavidson1 (see profile) 03/04/08

Very short read and the discussion revolved more around the intriguing nature of locked in syndrome.

 
  "The Diving-bell and the Butterfly" by [email protected] (see profile) 09/27/10

I suggest you watch the movie AFTER reading the book. The book will add a lightness to a very heavy story. We forget we see ourselves differently than others see us, his story reminds me of that. Where are mind takes us is more about who we are than anything we wear, say or do.

 
  "The Diving Bell & the Butterfly" by itsColleen (see profile) 03/07/11

Beautifully written story of a man with locked-in syndrome. Equally uplifting and realistic in his portrayal of being locked in, Bauby's prose is an inspiration in itself. The way he weaves stories and anecdotes of his past life into the details of his present is wonderful.

 
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