Elizabeth Wurtzel's New York Times best-selling memoir, with a new afterword Sparkling, luminescent prose . . . A powerful portrait of one girl's journey through the purgatory of depression and back. --New York Times A book that became a cultural touchstone. --New Yorker Elizabeth Wurtzel writes with her finger on the faint pulse of an overdiagsed generation whose ruling icons are Kurt Cobain, Xanax, and pierced tongues. Her famous memoir of her bouts with depression and skirmishes with drugs, Prozac Nation is a witty and sharp account of the psychopharmacology of an era for readers of Girl, Interrupted and Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar.