Gayle Greene is Professor of Literature and Women's Studies at Scripps College, Claremont California. She has published books on Shakespeare, women writers, and scientific issues. Her most recent books are Doris Lessing: The Poetics of Change and The Woman Who Knew Too Much: Alice Stewart and the Secrets of Radiation. She is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), a professional medical society for researchers and clinicians, and is the patient representative on the board of the American Insomnia Association, an organization within AASM.
“A harrowing memoir.” - Wall Street Journal
“Disturbing, important book.” - Seattle Times
“Greene’s book is the best available on the subject.” - New England Journal Of Medicine
“Insomniac is far too interesting to lull you into dreamland.” - O: The Oprah Magazine
“Provides . . . insights that many sleep researchers and doctors have lost track of. . . . Among the best books of its kind.” - Nature
“Greene imparts a feeling of solidarity to fellow sufferers.” - Barbara Bibel, Library Journal
“No easy answers - but fascinating.” - People