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10 books about insane asylums

Pick up one of these featured titles on insane asylums in March 2021.

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There are hundreds of books published on insane asylums. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.
Ten Days in A Mad-House: Illustrated and Annotated: A First-Hand Account of Life At Bellevue Hospital on Blackwell's Island in 1887 cover

119 pages

$5.99

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Ten Days in A Mad-House: Illustrated and Annotated: A First-Hand Account of Life At Bellevue Hospital on Blackwell's Island in 1887 by Nellie Bly

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

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Vanished in Hiawatha: The Story of the Canton Asylum for Insane Indians cover

424 pages

$29.06

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Vanished in Hiawatha: The Story of the Canton Asylum for Insane Indians by Carla Joinson

Publisher: BISON BOOKS

The Key: The most gripping, heartbreaking book of the year cover

319 pages

$2.99

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The Key: The most gripping, heartbreaking book of the year by Kathryn Hughes

Publisher: Headline

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The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness cover

389 pages

$11.99

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The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness by Susannah Cahalan

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

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Madhouse: The Hidden History of Insane Asylums in 19th Century New York cover

178 pages

$16.19

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Madhouse: The Hidden History of Insane Asylums in 19th Century New York by Michael T Keene

Publisher: Ad-Hoc Productions

A Feigned Madness cover

396 pages

$21.00

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A Feigned Madness by Tonya Mitchell

Publisher: Cynren Press

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Mental Ward: Stories from the Asylum cover

262 pages

$3.99

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Mental Ward: Stories from the Asylum by Alex Chase

Publisher: Sirens Call Publications

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World's Scariest Places: Haunted, Creepy, Abandoned cover

192 pages

$14.01

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World's Scariest Places: Haunted, Creepy, Abandoned by Michael Fleeman

Publisher: Centennial Books

Asylum cover

336 pages

$10.79

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Asylum by Madeleine Roux

Publisher: HarperCollins

Letters From The Looney Bin cover

136 pages

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Letters From The Looney Bin by Thatcher C Nalley

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

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