Black Milk : On the Conflicting Demands of Writing, Creativity, and Motherhood, by Shafak, Elif
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- ISBN: 9780143121084 | 0143121081
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/31/2012
After the birth of her first child in 2006, Turkish writer Shafek suffered from postpartum depression that triggered a profound personal crisis. In this elegantly written memoir, she retraces her journey from free-spirited, nomadic artist to dedicated but emotionally wrought mother.