Nicholas Lord

Nicholas Lord is a writer originally from Perth, Australia. He now lives in New York, where he completed his MFA in fiction and nonfiction writing at The New School.

Stories By Nicholas Lord

That Time Sigmund Freud Nearly Killed a Patient—and Then Got Hooked on Cocaine

In 1895, the psychoanalyst tried to treat a young woman by giving her cocaine. His failure sent him on a course of drug addiction that changed the course of psychiatric history.