Posts Tagged ‘Depression’

Black Rainbow by Rachel Kelly

Five words from the blurb: depression, world, collapses, poetry, recovery I hadn’t heard of this book until an unsolicited review copy popped through my letterbox, but I started reading and couldn’t put it down. Black Rainbow describes one woman’s decent into depression and how she recovered by using poetry and other literature. The emotional power […]

The View on the Way Down by Rebecca Wait

Five words from the blurb: brother, died, family, apart, truth Emma is nine-years-old when her brother Kit dies. Her older brother, Jamie, disappears after the funeral and Emma is suddenly the only child in a grief-stricken household. Emma, Jamie, and their parents take turns to narrate the story, which shows how each individual is affected by Kit’s death. […]

The Noonday Demon: An Anatomy of Depression by Andrew Solomon

Five words from the blurb: depression, research, history, society, recovery Earlier this year I read Far From the Tree, an outstanding book that made me look at the world in a new light. Keen to repeat the experience I found Andrew Solomon’s earlier book, The Noonday Demon, and am pleased to report that it is […]