The Dark Side of Innocence: an Evening with Bestselling Author Terri Cheney

LA book lovers take note: Terri Cheney, LA writer and bestselling author of Manic will be reading and discussing her new memoir, The Dark Side of Innocence, a groundbreaking personal portrayal of the emerging phenomenon of childhood bipolar disorder, at two local events that you don’t want to miss!

Wednesday, March 23rd, 7:00pm
8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA  90069
(310) 659-3110
Sunday, April 2nd, 2:00pm
BARNES & NOBLE, Westside Pavilion
10850 West Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA  90064
(310) 475-3138
In the meantime, learn more about The Dark Side of Innocence by Terri Cheney, and read an exclusive excerpt of her book below.
About the Author
Winner of the 2011 International Bipolar Foundation Image Award, Terri Cheney, was once a successful entertainment attorney representing the likes of Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones. Now Cheney devotes her advocacy skills to the cause of mental illness.  On the boards of directors of several mental health organizations, she also facilitates a weekly community support group at UCLA’s Neuropsychiatric Institute. Her writings about bipolar disorder have been featured in the New York Times, the Huffington Post,, and countless articles and blogs. She currently resides in Los Angeles
About the Book
Cheney’s first book, Manic: A Memoir, a searing account of her mental illness, quickly became a New York Times bestseller, was optioned by HBO, and translated into eight foreign languages. Following Manic’s publication, Terri received hundreds of emails from parents of bipolar children, asking about her own childhood. In response, she wrote The Dark Side of Innocence:  Growing Up Bipolar, a truly fascinating exploration of her bipolar childhood. 

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