“The Savvy Insomniac is a very savvy book—smart, well-researched, and comprehensive. A must-have for the insomniac’s night table.”

–Patricia Morrisroe, author of Wide Awake: A Memoir of Insomnia


“A compelling book of remarkable breadth and uncommon insight. Maharg brings a deft touch and a deep understanding to the problem of insomnia in modern America.”

–A. Roger Ekirch, author of At Day’s Close: Night in Times Past


“This is a huge book! In addition to recounting her personal story of insomnia and voyage through treatments, Lois Maharg brings together a tremendous amount of information about the history and current science of insomnia and presents it in a comprehensible way.”

–Michael H. Bonnet, Research Professor of Neurology,
Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine


“In The Savvy Insomniac, Maharg explores the science and treatments for insomnia throughout history up to the current day: an investigation seamlessly woven into her personal experiences. This well-researched book will not only provide perspective for individuals with insomnia, but also for clinicians seeking to help their patients.”

–Deirdre A. Conroy, Ph.D., Clinical Associate Professor,
University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry

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