This Book Will Change Your Mind About Mental Health

A journey into the heartland of psychiatry

Nathan Filer
AUD $22.99

A powerful work of non-fiction and the natural sequel to The Shock of the Fall.

'I cannot recommend it highly enough.' - Caitlin Moran

'Brims with compassion and wit.' - Cathy Rentzenbrink

'Absolutely blew me away.' - Jo Brand

'Brilliant . . . I love it.' - Phillippa Perry

'I have never read a more powerful book about mental health.' - Joanna Cannon

A journey into the heartland of psychiatry.

This book debunks myths, challenges assumptions and offers fresh insight into what it means to be mentally ill.

And what it means to be human.

This Book Will Change Your Mind About Mental Health was previously published in 2019 in hardback under the title The Heartland.

Author bio:

Nathan Filer is a qualified mental health nurse. The Shock of the Fall, his novel about the life of a young man grieving the loss of his brother, has sold over half a million copies in the UK, was a Sunday Times bestseller and translated into thirty languages. It won The Costa Book of the Year, The Betty Trask Prize, The National Book Award for Popular Fiction and The Writers' Guild Award for Best First Novel.

He has written for the Guardian and the New York Times. His BBC radio 4 documentary, The Mind in the Media, which explored portrayals of mental illness in fiction and journalism was shortlisted for a Mind Media Award. He's currently a Reader in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.

Category: Health & Fitness
ISBN: 9780571345977
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Non Fiction
Pub Date: March 2020
Page Extent: 256
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Family & health