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Don’t: A woman’s word by Elly Danica book review

Don’t: A woman’s word by Elly Danica book review

I was recommended to read this book by one of my previous editors (I am an author), purely as she was trying to show me a new technique in writing a memoir in fragments, since my debut book is a memoir. So, although I expected it

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Today I’m Alice by Alice Jamieson book review

‘Today I’m Alice’ by Alice Jamieson

I read this book a while back now when it came out (2009) and found it just amazing. Being in the process of writing my own painful memoir, I read lots of other memoirs about mental health issues, and this one really sticks in my mind. I knew about

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I never promised you a rose garden by Joanne Greenberg (formally Hannah Green) book review

I never promised you a rose garden by Joanne Greenberg (formally Hannah Green) I read this book in 2011

It took me quite a while to tackle this book – the first memoir of schizophrenia that I have tried. It took a little getting used to, as it absorbs you straight into the world of

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The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath book review

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath, published by Faber in 2004 (first published by William Heinemann Ltd in 1963) –

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A million little pieces by James Frey book review

A million little pieces by James Frey, published by John Murray in 2004

I read this book in 2011 – he is an alcoholic and it starts with him in a state and put into rehabilitation. He remembers little things to start to show his past and his family, but it is mainly about his

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Girl, interrupted by Susanna Kaysen book review

Girl, interrupted by Susanna Kaysen – she has BPD and ends up in hospital and it is about her experience in the hospital, who she meets until she gets out. More soon…

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