Selected Fiction, Biography and Memoir Books

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When Anxiety Attacks: Seeking Out Therapy Even When Your Problems Seem Weird or Silly

When Anxiety Attacks: Seeking Out Therapy Even When Your Problems Seem Weird or Silly

by Terian Koscik

  • Paperback £8.99

Frank and full of gentle humor, Terian Koscik's graphic memoir shares her experiences of living with anxiety, finding the courage to see a therapist, and learning more than she could have imagined.... (more)

The Skeleton Cupboard: The Making of a Clinical Psychologist

The Skeleton Cupboard: The Making of a Clinical Psychologist

by Tanya Byron

  • Paperback £10.99

The Skeleton Cupboard is Professor Tanya Byron's account of her years of training as a clinical psychologist, when trainees find themselves in the toughest placements of their careers. Through the... (more)

Hysteria: Graphic Freud

Hysteria: Graphic Freud

by Richard Appignanesi

  • Paperback £14.99

Hysteria is a graphic novel account of the first steps, errors and frustrations of Sigmund Freud's career, which would lead to the foundation of a revolutionary new clinical therapy: psychoanalysis.... (more)

Hans Eysenck

Hans Eysenck

by Philip Corr

  • Paperback £23.99

Popular, controversial, inspiring and irritating, Hans Eysenck was a man of paradoxes and contradictions. This intriguing and highly readable biography examines the life and work of the influential... (more)

MI29: Mouseweb International to the Rescue!

MI29: Mouseweb International to the Rescue!

by Sarah Tozer

  • Paperback £8.99

Did you know that we humans are monitored by Mouseweb International, a worldwide network of mice working undercover to lend a paw whenever we need it most?

This is the story of Lily Jane... (more)

Another Night, Another Day

Another Night, Another Day

by Sarah Rayner

  • Paperback £7.99

From the bestselling author Sarah Rayner comes a beautiful, bittersweet novel set in Brighton. Three people, each crying out for help ...There's Karen, worried about her dying father; Abby, whose son... (more)

Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery

Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery

by Henry Marsh

  • Paperback £9.99

What is it like to be a brain surgeon? How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands, to cut through the stuff that creates thought, feeling and reason? How do you live with the consequences... (more)

A Duty to Betray

A Duty to Betray

by Kelly Moreno

  • Paperback £10.00

Mental health professionals are required by law to keep patient disclosures confidential, yet the law also requires them to “warn and protect” anyone their patient is likely to harm. A Duty to... (more)

Creatures of a Day: And Other Tales of Psychotherapy

Creatures of a Day: And Other Tales of Psychotherapy

by Irvin D. Yalom

  • Paperback £14.99

All of us are creatures of a day, wrote Marcus Aurelius, rememberer and remembered alike. In his long-awaited new collection of stories, renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom describes his patients'... (more)

A Jungian Life

A Jungian Life

by Thomas B. Kirsch

  • Paperback £22.00

From conception until the present, C.G. Jung, his ideas, and analytical psychology itself have been a central thread of Thomas B. Kirsch’s life. His parents, James and Hilde Kirsch, were in analysis... (more)

Understanding Stanley:  Looking Through Autism

Understanding Stanley: Looking Through Autism

by Rosie Barnes

  • Paperback £15.00

Understanding Stanley: Looking through Autism is a beautiful, enlightening and groundbreaking book that helps make the invisible, visible. With 64 colour images made over a period of 14 years, this... (more)

The Street

The Street

by Bernardine Bishop

  • Paperback £8.99

There's more going on in The Street than its inhabitants realise... In the course of this delightful, quirky and perceptive novel an elderly soldier with incipient Alzheimer's saves the life of a... (more)

Hidden Knowledge

Hidden Knowledge

by Bernardine Bishop

  • Paperback £9.99

Accused of child abuse, Father Roger Tree confesses at once; it masks a darker secret. Meanwhile his sister Romola faces a future without their beloved brother, the novelist Hereward Tree. Can she... (more)

Becoming Freud

Becoming Freud

by Adam Phillips

  • Hardback £18.99

Becoming Freud is the story of the young Freud - Freud up until the age of fifty - that incorporates all of Freud's many misgivings about the art of biography. Freud invented a psychological... (more)

The Fog of Paranoia: A Sister's Journey Through Her Brother's Schizophrenia

The Fog of Paranoia: A Sister's Journey Through Her Brother's Schizophrenia

by Sarah Rae

  • Hardback £39.00

Pat and Sarah had long been friends, not just brother and sister. They supported each other, shared music and movies, and confided in each other as they went through the many challenging stages of... (more)

What's Normal Anyway? Celebrities' Own Stories of Mental Illness

What's Normal Anyway? Celebrities' Own Stories of Mental Illness

by Anna Gekoski, Steve Broome

  • Paperback £9.99

Nobody is immune from mental ill health, not even celebrities...We all know someone who suffers from mental illness. It may be a family member, friend, neighbour, or colleague. Now or in the future,... (more)

The Shock of the Fall

The Shock of the Fall

by Nathan Filer

  • Paperback £8.99

WINNER OF THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2013

'I'll tell you what happened because it will be a good way to introduce my brother. His name's Simon. I think you're going to like him. I really do.... (more)

Out of Time: The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing

Out of Time: The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing

by Lynne Segal

  • Paperback £9.99

A brave book with a polemical argument on the paradoxes, struggles and advantages of aging. How old am I? Don't ask, don't tell. As the baby boomers approach their sixth or seventh decade, they are... (more)

Waiting for Sunrise

Waiting for Sunrise

by William Boyd

  • Paperback £9.99

Vienna, 1913. Lysander Rief, a young English actor, sits in the waiting room of the city's preeminent psychiatrist as he anxiously ponders the particularly intimate nature of his neurosis. When the... (more)

Hysteria

Hysteria

by Terry Johnson

  • Paperback £10.99

...or Fragments of an Analysis of an Obsessional Neurosis.

In Hysteria one of Freud's earliest cases returns to haunt the psychoanalyst, but finds Salvador Dali hiding in the cupboard.

'It... (more)

Karl Abraham: The Birth of Object Relations Theory

Karl Abraham: The Birth of Object Relations Theory

by Isabel Sanfeliu

  • Paperback £36.99

Together with Ferenczi, Karl Abraham was perhaps Freud’s most creative and devoted disciple. In this book, after outlining the socio-cultural context of the day, Isabel Sanfeliu examines Abraham’s... (more)

Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me

Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me

by Ellen Forney

  • Paperback £14.99

A graphic memoir. Shortly before her thirtieth birthday, Forney was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Suffering from (but enjoying) extreme mania, and terrified that medication would cause her to lose... (more)

Unexpected Lessons in Love

Unexpected Lessons in Love

by Bernardine Bishop

  • Paperback £9.99

With the wit of Marina Lewycka, the piercing observation of Jane Gardam, and the bittersweet charm of Mary Wesley, this will appeal to all who loved Major Pettigrew's Last Stand or The Guernsey... (more)

The Spinoza Problem: A Novel

The Spinoza Problem: A Novel

by Irvin D. Yalom

  • Paperback £13.99

In The Spinoza Problem, Irvin Yalom spins fact and fiction into an unforgettable psycho-philosophical novel. A psychiatrist with a deep interest in philosophical issues, Yalom jointly tells the story... (more)

A Personal Journey Through Psychotherapy: A Case Study Revisited

A Personal Journey Through Psychotherapy: A Case Study Revisited

by Susan M. Fereday

  • Paperback £11.99

This book is a personal account of the enduring value of an appropriate psychotherapeutic intervention, and is set within the author's lifespan to date. It is also a unique view of how it feels to be... (more)

The Freud Scenario

The Freud Scenario

by Jean Paul Sartre

  • Paperback £30.99

In 1958, John Huston asked Jean-Paul Sartre to write a script for a movie about Sigmund Freud. The Freud Scenario, found among Sartre's papers after his death, is the result. A fluent portrait of a... (more)

The Seducer: A Novel

The Seducer: A Novel

by Claudia Moscovici

  • Paperback £38.00

This psychological thriller shows both the hypnotic appeal and the deadly danger of psychopathic seduction. This novel traces the downfall of a married woman, Ana. Feeling trapped in a lacklustre... (more)

Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama

Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama

by Alison Bechdel

  • Hardback £16.99

Alison Bechdel's Fun Home, her remarkable graphic memoir about her father, established itself immediately as a classic of the genre, being chosen as Time Magazine's Best Book of the Year for 2006,... (more)

Fugues on a Funny Bone

Fugues on a Funny Bone

by Jan Woolf

  • Paperback £9.99

Witty, poignant and penetrating, Jan Woolf's stories - or fugues, as she likes to think of them - take the reader on an episodic journey through the linked lives of children and adults in a London... (more)

In-gratitude and Other Poems

In-gratitude and Other Poems

by Neville Symington

  • Paperback £11.99

'Where does the creative act come from? No one knows. All the rash of literature in recent times from artists, scientists and theologians on the subject of consciousness finds its origin in this... (more)

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