Monthly Archives: December 2022

NOTHING BAD EVER HAPPENS HERE: A Memoir of Loss and Discovery

I’d read and enjoyed two very different books by Heather Rose – the luminous and moving Stella Prize winner The Museum of Modern Love and the gripping political thriller Bruny. I’d never read an interview with her, and I didn’t … Continue reading

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Alastair Santhouse is a consultant psychiatrist at a couple of large London hospitals, and this books draws largely on his work at the intersection of  physical and mental health, with many stories of individual patients as well as his thoughts … Continue reading

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I’m feeling well again, at last. I haven’t had a cold/virus/bug this bad for many years, and it’s come as a bit of a shock. It wasn’t Covid or flu…just stay-in-bed horrible. So lots of reading. When I’m unwell, I … Continue reading

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