Troubled Genius: 7 Biographies Of Tortured, Game Changing Souls (PHOTOS)

04/11/2011 08:36 am ET | Updated Jun 11, 2011

They did brilliant work, they changed our lives, but how difficult was it to live theirs? Not a moment's peace for the writers, painters, scientists and computer geniuses whose troubled minds made living their own lives impossible. Is emotional torture, insanity and suicide always the price of genius?