Books Psychiatric Tales Eleven Graphic Stories About Mental Illness by Darryl Cunningham Hardcover, 139 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $15 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitlePsychiatric TalesSubtitleEleven Graphic Stories About Mental IllnessAuthorDarryl Cunningham Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Presents in graphic novel format first-person perspectives on the experiences of mental illness, portraying the myths, stigmas, and dynamics of a range of psychiatric conditions. Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Psychiatric Tales Darryl Cunningham The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books Telling 'Psychiatric Tales' To Destigmatize Disease February 8, 2011 Like Persepolis or Maus, Darryl Cunningham's Psychiatric Tales pairs inked drawings with a personal story to create an intensely affecting memoir. In this debut, Cunningham debunks stigmas of mental illnesses, and offers his perspective on living with them.