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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 20 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy
    Woman on the Edge of Time - by Marge Piercy

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785033780 | ISBN 10: 1785033786

    Hailed as a classic of speculative science fiction, Marge Piercy’s landmark novel is a transformative vision of two futures. Harrowing and prescient, Woman on the Edge of Time will speak to a new generation on whom these choices weigh more heavily ... more

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  • Cover image of book Owls Do Cry by Janet Frame
    Owls Do Cry - by Janet Frame

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780349006673 | ISBN 10: 0349006679

    Owls Do Cry is the first novel of one of New Zealand's most acclaimed classic writers, Janet Frame. Hailed as a masterpiece on first publication in 1957, it is comparable to Sylvia Plaths's The Bell Jar and Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
    The Secret Scripture - by Sebastian Barry

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571323951 | ISBN 10: 0571323952

    Nearing her one-hundredth birthday, Roseanne McNulty faces an uncertain future, as the Roscommon Regional Mental hospital where she's spent the best part of her adult life prepares for closure. Over the weeks leading up to this upheaval, she talks of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shark by Will Self
    Shark - by Will Self

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141046389 | ISBN 10: 0141046384

    Shark turns upon an actual incident in WWII - mentioned in the film Jaws - when the ship which had delivered the fissile material to the south Pacific to be dropped on Hiroshima was subsequently sunk by a Japanese submarine with the loss of 900 men, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer
    The Shock of the Fall - by Nathan Filer

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780007491452 | ISBN 10: 000749145x

    SHORTLISTED FOR 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. But in a couple of pages he’ll be dead. And ... more

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  • Cover image of book Twilight by Elie Wiesel
    Twilight - by Elie Wiesel

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780241963678 | ISBN 10: 0241963672

    Twilight is a haunting novel by Nobel Peace prize-winning author Elie Wiesel.   Raphael Lipkin hears voices and talks to ghosts. Spending the summer at the Mountain Clinic, a New York psychiatric hospital, he is not a patient but rather a vi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grace Williams Says it Loud by Emma Henderson
    Grace Williams Says it Loud - by Emma Henderson

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781444704013 | ISBN 10: 144470401x

    This isn't an ordinary love story. But then Grace isn't an ordinary girl.  'Disgusting,' said the nurse.   And when no more could be done, they put her away, aged eleven.   On her first day at the Briar Mental Inst ... more

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  • Cover image of book In This Way I Was Saved by Brian Deleeuw
    In This Way I Was Saved - by Brian Deleeuw

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848541610 | ISBN 10: 1848541619

    I pounded myself against the inside of his head, but it was useless. He couldn’t hear me; I was trapped. So, like any other prisoner, I waited. I bided my time.   Luke is six. He is a lonely child, but he has one friend, his best friend – ... more

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  • Cover image of book The More You Ignore Me by Jo Brand
    The More You Ignore Me - by Jo Brand

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780755322329 | ISBN 10: 0755322320

    A genuinely funny and original novel about mental illness, growing up and parental breakdown from much-loved comedienne Jo Brand.   Alice is five, and convinced she needs five personalities to cope. Her family, tucked in a cottage in deep ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Quickening Maze by Adam Foulds
    The Quickening Maze - by Adam Foulds

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099532446 | ISBN 10: 0099532441

    Shortlisted for The Man Booker Prize 2009. Based on real events in Epping Forest on the edge of London around 1840, The Quickening Maze centres on the first incarceration of the great nature poet John Clare. After years struggling with alcohol, criti ... more

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  • Cover image of book BrainBomb by Mark Fleming
    BrainBomb - by Mark Fleming

    £15.00   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847479334 | ISBN 10: 1847479332

    This felt like the ultimate bad acid trip. One moment I was lounging on my bed, gawking at a Siouxsie and the Banshees poster. Next I was screaming my lungs raw while head-butting Siouxsie Sioux.   BrainBomb is a novel telling the lurid sto ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dahlia Season: Stories and a Novella by Myriam Gurba
    Dahlia Season: Stories and a Novella - by Myriam Gurba

    £13.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781933149165 | ISBN 10: 1933149167

    Chicana. Goth. Dykling. Desiree Garcia knows she's weird and a weirdo magnet. To extinguish her strangeness, her parents ship her to St Michael's Catholic High School, then to Mexico, but neurology can't be snuffed out so easily: screwy brain chemist ... more

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  • Cover image of book Billy, Come Home by Mary Rose Callaghan
    Billy, Come Home - by Mary Rose Callaghan

    £10.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780863223662 | ISBN 10: 0863223664

    A compelling, dramatic story of schizophrenia, murder and the rush to judgement; a story of prejudice and consequent tragedy. A teenage girl is brutally murdered, and Billy, a schizophrenic, is accused.  With its echoes of cases such as the Jill D ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eye Contact by Cammie McGovern
    Eye Contact - by Cammie McGovern

    £18.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780141024981 | ISBN 10: 0141024984

    For nine years Adam has been the centre of his mother Cara's world. And, she thinks, she has been the centre of his. Until the day he disappears.  When he is found in the woods behind his school, beside the body of a little girl whom Cara has never h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hallucinating Foucault by Patricia Duncker
    Hallucinating Foucault - by Patricia Duncker

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780747585152 | ISBN 10: 0747585156

    In this ravishing tale of sexual and textual obsession, the young unnamed narrator sets forth from Cambridge on a quest. He is to rescue the subject of his doctoral research, Paul Michel, the brilliant but mad writer, from incarceration in a mental i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Doctor Salt by Gerard Donovan
    Doctor Salt - by Gerard Donovan

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780743263597 | ISBN 10: 0743263596

    'Feeling left out of the party? Innevitably disappointed? You may be suffering from Seasonal Anxiety Disorder, or SAD. A product has been developed that may alleviate the effects...' Sunless has his problems - don't we all these days? - but at l ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Flew Over the Cuckoo
    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - by Ken Kesey

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780141187884 | ISBN 10: 0141187883

    Boisterous, ribald, and ultimately shattering, Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is the seminal novel of the 1960s that has left an indelible mark on the literature of our time.  Here is the unforgettable story of a mental ward and its inh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - by Mark Haddon

    £7.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780099450252 | ISBN 10: 0099450259

     The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a murder mystery novel like no other.  The detective - and narrator - is Christopher Boone. Christopher is fifteen and has Asperger's Syndrome. He knows a great deal about maths and very little ab ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fat Lady Sings by Jacqueline Roy
    The Fat Lady Sings - by Jacqueline Roy

    £6.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780704347113 | ISBN 10: 0704347113

    Two British women of Jamaican descent are confined to a psychiatric unit. One is prone to mood swings and sudden bursts of loud public singing; the other hears voices in her head. Both are considered 'mad'. As this remarkable and powerful story unfol ... more

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  • Cover image of book Prozac Highway by Persimmon Blackbridge
    Prozac Highway - by Persimmon Blackbridge

    £8.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780714530598 | ISBN 10: 071453059x

    "When your car is spinning out of control heading for the guard rail, you have all the time in the world." Losing her nerve and burning out fast, hardcore lesbian performance artists Jam has trouble coping with the outside world. Her best friend ... more

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