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Mrs. Dalloway

Virginia Woolf · Mariner Books; 1st Harvest/HBJ ed edition
Format: Paperback

Direct and vivid in her account of Clarissa Dalloway's preparations for a party, Virginia Woolf explores the hidden springs of thought and action in one day of a woman's life. In Mrs. Dalloway, the novel on which the movie The Hours was based, Virginia Woolf details Clarissa...
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Girl, Interrupted

Susanna Kaysen

In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital. She spent most of the next two years in the ward for teenage girls in a psychiatric hospital as renowned for its famous clientele -
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Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things

Jenny Lawson · Flatiron Books, 2015.
Pages: 329
Format: Print book

In Furiously Happy, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness. A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety? That sounds like a terrible idea. But terrible ideas are what Jenny does best.As Jenny says: "Some...
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Everything Here Is Beautiful

Mira T. Lee · Pamela Dorman Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

‟A tender but unflinching portrayal of the bond between two sisters." - Celeste Ng, New York Times bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere and Everything I Never Told You A dazzling novel of two sisters and their emotional journey through love, loyalty, and heartbreak...
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The Kevin Show: An Olympic Athlete's Battle with Mental Illness

Mary Pilon · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Monopolists, the incredible story of Olympic sailor Kevin Hall, and the psychiatric syndrome that makes him believe he stars in a television show of his life.Meet Kevin Hall, brother, son, husband, father, and Olympic and America's Cup sailor....
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The Bell Jar

Sylvia Plath · Harper Perennial Modern Classics; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under -- maybe for the last time. Sylvia Plath masterfully draws the reader into Esther's breakdown with such intensity that Esther's insanity becomes...
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I Know This Much Is True

Wally Lamb · Regan Books
Pages: 901
Format: Print book

With his stunning debut novel, She's Come Undone, Wally Lamb won the adulation of critics and readers with his mesmerizing tale of one woman's painful yet triumphant journey of self-discovery. Now, this brilliantly talented writer returns with I Know This Much Is True, a heartbreaking...
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My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind

Scott Stossel · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

A Washington Post Notable BookA Seattle Times Best Book of the YearDrawing on his own longstanding battle with anxiety, Scott Stossel presents a moving and revelatory account of a condition that affects some 40 million Americans. Stossel offers an intimate and authoritative history of efforts...
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The Man Who Couldn't Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought

David Adam · Sarah Crichton Books
Format: Hardcover

"Have you ever had a strange urge to jump from a tall building or steer your car into oncoming traffic? You are not alone. In this ... fusion of science, history, and memoir, [science editor and writer] David Adam explores the weird thoughts that exist within every mind and explains...
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Reasons to Stay Alive

Matt Haig · Penguin Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A runaway bestseller in the UK - Matt Haig's accessible and life-affirming memoir of his struggle with depression, and how his triumph over the illness taught him to live Like nearly one in five people, Matt Haig suffers from depression. Reasons to Stay Alive is Matt's inspiring account...
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