An inspirational story of a man who, when confronting intractable epilepsy, learned how to rise from the depths of despair to the heights of unimagined success.

Kurt Eichenwald

About Kurt

Kurt Eichenwald spent two decades as a senior writer at The New York Times, where he was a two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He is also a two-time winner of the George Polk Award, as well as the winner of the Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism and an Emmy Award nominee.

“Kurt Eichenwald is a tremendously talented writer …In his memoir, we see his well-known tenacity and fearlessness grow roots.”

—Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN, on A Mind Unraveled

About A Mind Unraveled

The compelling story of an acclaimed journalist and New York Times bestselling author’s ongoing struggle with epilepsy—his torturous decision to keep his condition a secret to avoid discrimination, and his ensuing decades-long battle to not only survive, but to thrive.

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Kurt is available to speak on the following topics:

  • Politics and government
  • Economics and finance
  • Corporate compliance
  • National Security/Terrorism
  • Dealing with trauma
  • Epilepsy