I, with trepedation, introduce a new thread - but am taking a deep breath...
Has anyone read a good book dealing with mental illness. I have read the obvious candidates Sylvia Plath and Virginia Woolf etc and some of the modern crop - Alistair Campbell & Marcus Trescothick.
I know that it appears in a lot of the misery memoir stuff but it usually is bound up with either child abuse or addictions. Which mental illness often is but certainly not exclusively...
I have read some bad ones but wondered if anybody had any ideas? Even if it is not a major part of the subject's reputation, life etc I would be interested.
Preferably not religious or self helpy....
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