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Tables of Contents for Hello Midnight
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Eyes Wide Open
09
4
An Introduction
Nights of the Living Dead
13
11
An Epidemic with No Vaccine
Pillow Pride and Prejudice
24
9
The Few, the Proud, the Sleepless
Wool Gathering
33
6
1,345 Sheep and Still Counting
To Sleep, Perchance to Die
39
6
The Fine Line Between a Little Snooze and the Big Sleep
Behind Twitching Eyes
45
6
The Mystical State of REM
The Hour of the Wolf
51
12
It's Dark, It's Cold, and Nobody Loves You
An Hour of One's Own
63
10
Exploiting the Midnight Hour
The Chronometer Within
73
10
Rock Around the Clock---at Your Own Peril
The World Between
83
10
You're Naked, You're Late, and You Can't Find That Door
The City That Never Sleeps
93
8
The Bronx Is Up and the Battery's Down
Forever Wakeful?
101
14
True Stories and Tall Tales
Why Worry Today When You Can Worry Tonight?
115
6
Eighty-five Topics of Regret, Remorse, Resentment, and Recrimination
Pseudoinsomnia
121
6
Almost as Brutal as the Real Thing
The Waking Nightmare
127
12
Voices, Visions, and Other Distractions
Rocket Fuel
139
6
Tempest in a Coffee Pot
The Enemy of Sleep
145
8
When the Brain Works Overtime
Dead Men Waking
153
6
Maladies from the Fatal to the Merely Frightful
Sleep Hygiene: The Brutal Truth
159
6
Sage Advice and Sad Reality
One Sleeps, the Other Doesn't
165
10
And Other Grounds for Divorce
The Loneliest Club on Earth
175
6
Confederacy of the Comatose
Things to Do When the Sun Don't Shine
181
10
Channeling Your Wee-Hour Energy
The Curse of the Water Nymph and Other Harrowing Tales
191
10
Revenge Strategies with a Twist
Soporifics, from A to Z
201
31
A Potpourri of Ways to Seduce Sleep
Sleep-Related Organizations
232
1
On the Internet
233
1
Suggested Reading
234
1
Acknowledgments
234
4
Picture Credits
238