” … Sternburg’s tale of what she discovered, put in the context of her family’s history, the currents of 20th-century psychiatry, the fallibilities of the medical profession and the painful decisions that many of us make.”  The Washington Post writes about Janet Sternburg and White Matter.

White Matter chosen as one of “The Big Indie Books of Fall” by Publishers Weekly

“What if Aunt Francie Had Lived in Belgium?” Janet writes about her “incurably depressed” aunt for Human Parts.

“I knew that life had given me an incredible story to tell—six siblings, two lobotomies: one third of my mother’s family.” Janet Sternburg: The TNB Self-Interview.

“Two Lobotomies: Uncle Bennie and Rosemary Kennedy” The Rumpus.

Ariana Marquis interviews Janet for Leaves: Notes on Reading, Writing Books & Publishing.