Patrick Cockburn & Henry Cockburn: "Henry's Demons"

Henry Cockburn - Martin Hunter

Henry Cockburn

Martin Hunter

Patrick Cockburn & Henry Cockburn: "Henry's Demons"

In a new memoir, a father and son share their family's story of living with schizophrenia.

When Irish journalist Patrick Cockburn's son was diagnosed with schizophrenia, he did what came most naturally to him. He sat down and began to write about it. And his son, Henry, did the same. Their two accounts of nearly a decade of living with schizophrenia are paired in the new memoir, "Henry's Demons: Living with Schizophrenia, A Father and Son's Story."


Patrick Cockburn

Iraq correspondent for The Independent in London. He is the author of the books, "Muqtada," "The Occupation," "The Broken Boy," and with Andrew Cockburn, "Out of the Ashes: The Resurrection of Saddam Hussein."

Henry Cockburn

In 2002, at age 20, he was diagnosed with schizophrenia. He currently resides at a rehabilitation center in London.

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