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Peter D. Kramer (Ordinarily Well from Farrar, Straus and Giroux) is the author of seven books, including Against Depression, Should You Leave, the novel Spectacular Happiness, and the international (and New York Times) best seller Listening to Prozac. He has appeared on the major broadcast news and talk shows, including Today, Good Morning America, Oprah, Charlie Rose, and Fresh Air. His essays, op-eds, and book reviews have appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Slate, Times Literary Supplement, and elsewhere. Dr. Kramer lives and practices psychiatry in Providence, Rhode Island, where he is a professor at Brown University.