Posts Tagged ‘mental health’

The Utopia Experiment by Dylan Evans

 Source: Library Five words from the blurb: collapse, civilization, Scottish, community, depressed I love reading books about the collapse of civilisation* (strange aren’t I?!) and frequently wonder whether I should move to the country and become self-sufficient in preparation for the breakdown of society. So, when I came across this book about a man who […]

My Age of Anxiety by Scott Stossel

 Shortlisted for 2015 Wellcome Prize Five words from the blurb: fear, stress, mental, health, research Scott Stossel has spent his entire life battling crippling anxiety. In an effort to understand his condition he has compiled medical research and historical information about a wide range of sufferers; showing how generations of people have dealt with their […]

Something’s Wrong – Sam Smith

Something’s Wrong is the diary of a paranoid schizophrenic. Written in the form of transcriptions from audio tapes, it reveals the thoughts and feelings of a man struggling to understand the world. Through his observations we slowly learn that he suspects that he has murdered a young girl. The book is fast paced, but the fragmented thoughts were […]