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Title:Shoot the Damn Dog
Sally Brampton is an optimist. The founding editor of Elle magazine, a successful journalist and novelist, she loves gardening, friends and life. She is also a depressive. This book provides a memoir of her journey through depression.
Title:Living with Mother
In Michele Hanson's bittersweet columns in the Guardian, collected here, she explored the physical deterioration of her spirited and resilient elderly mother. From bowel trouble to views on Camilla Parker-Bowles, life is never dull in the Household from Hell.
Author:Milligan,Spike & Clare, Anthony
Title:Depression and How to Survive it
A self-help book with a difference, this is a revelatory book about the deepest of human emotions and human psychology, experienced by world-famous comedian and star of The Goon Show
, Spike Milligan, and revealed by leading psychiatrist and celebrity interviewer Anthony Clare.
Title:Fracture : Adventures of a Broken Body
'Fracture' mixes personal experience with 'facts' derived from other literatures, including the history of medicine, neurology, the sociology of health and illness, philosophy, and legal discourses on the right to life and people as victims of a greedy litigation system