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100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers: Children’s and Young Adult Titles, by Niloufar Talebi

Essay To mark the upcoming 2020 Neustadt Lit Fest and the announcement of the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature, here is an excerpt featuring the children’s and young adult books selection from 100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-09-30 13:21:42 UTC ]
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The Abnormalizing of the World: A Conversation On Mental Illness

Two celebrated memoirists of mental illness—Marin Sardy, author of The Edge of Every Day: Sketches of Schizophrenia, and Sarah C. Townsend, author of Setting the Wire: A Memoir of Postpartum Psychosis—discuss writing, families, and the struggle to make meaning out of madness. * Sarah Townsend:... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-01 08:47:51 UTC ]
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The turbulent lives of six brothers with schizophrenia

Robert Kolker on a family’s struggle — and how it advanced the science of mental illness. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-07 11:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bodley Head wins six-way auction for Foulkes' corrective on mental illness

The Bodley Head is to publish Lucy Foulkes’ corrective on mental illness after a six-way auction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-06 23:10:14 UTC ]
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Legend bags 'warm and poignant' Morrall debut

Legend Press has bagged a “warm and poignant” debut novel exploring identity, race and mental illness by writer and painter Alex Morrall. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-22 16:25:02 UTC ]
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Writing About Mental Illness from the Inside

Within the first week it was published, Bassey Ikpi’s essay collection I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying, a collection of personal essays illuminating and encapsulating the experience of having mental illness, hit the New York Times bestseller list. What Ikpi depicts in I’m Telling the Truth... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-09-12 11:00:01 UTC ]
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From Schizophrenia to Megalomania, Three New Books on Mental Illness

A short list of books includes a personal memoir about a family’s struggle with schizophrenia, a history of psychiatry and an exploration of how tyrants think. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-06-28 22:41:56 UTC ]
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Faith-Based Books Target Suicide

Several books in the religion category are addressing issues related to mental illness while also calling on churches to play a more supportive role for those suffering with it. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Green to tackle mental illness in October novel

Six years after his huge hit The Fault in Our Stars, author John Green will bring out a new novel, Turtles All the Way Down, in October. Penguin Random House Children’s UK and PRH imprint Dutton Books in the US will publish the book simultaneously on October 10th, in a global English language... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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To Be Bipolar and a Believer: PW Talks to Monica Coleman

Coleman, a professor of theology and African-American studies, sheds light on what it’s like to suffer from mental illness when she was taught to believe faith is supposed to fix everything in her new book ‘Bipolar Faith.’ Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of January 18, 2016

Diane Novak in a seven-figure deal with Harlequin; a horse-and-squirrel picture book, for adults, to Blue Rider; Chronicle buys an illustrated yoga book, with photos by Jaimie Baird; Europa nabs Alexander Maksik’s novel about love and mental illness and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bryony Gordon to examine mental illness in new Headline book

Headline has signed two more books by author and Daily Telegraph columnist Bryony Gordon, including one looking at mental illness. Gordon is the author of The Wrong Knickers, also from Headline and about Gordon’s 20s, which has sold 45,225 copies through Nielsen BookScan to date. Her first new... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Twins thriller to Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury has signed a literary thriller about identical twins from writer Ann Morgan. Beside Myself follows two twin sisters, Ellie and Helen, who swap places aged six. At first, it is a game, but when Ellie refuses to switch back, Helen is forced into a new identity, developing a host of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nathan Filer wins Costa book prize

Debut novelist Nathan Filer wins the Costa Book of the Year with The Shock of the Fall, his debut novel about loss, guilt and mental illness. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2014-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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