In Nathan Filer’s first nonfiction book, The Heartland, he invites us to reconsider one of the most misunderstood conditions: schizophrenia.
Drawing on conversations with with world-leading experts and some extraordinary people who share their own stories about living with this strange and misunderstood condition, Filer examines the cultural associations and misconceptions which cloud our understanding of this complex diagnosis.
Christie Watson spent most of her career in paediatric intensive care in large NHS hospitals before becoming a resuscitation officer, which involved teaching and clinical work on hospital-wide crash teams.
Her first novel, Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away, won the Costa First Novel Award and her second novel, Where Women Are Kings, was also published to international critical acclaim.
Christina Patterson is a writer, broadcaster and former director of The Poetry Society. She writes for publications including Sunday Times and The Guardian about society, culture, politics, books and the arts.
Her first book, The Art of Not Falling Apart, published last year, was described by The Times as ‘a beautifully written and uplifting memoir’ and picked as a Book of the Year in The New Statesman.
For ages 16+
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