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This Book Will Change Your Mind About Mental Health

Nathan Filer

A Sunday Times Book of the Year

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From the creator of the hit podcast WHY DO I FEEL?

‘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.

Nathan Filer’s podcast, WHY DO I FEEL?, is available to stream wherever you listen.

Critic Reviews

A book that everyone should read.

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I felt profoundly and gratefully changed . . . I finished the book politically enlightened and personally inspired.

Max Porter, Guardian
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I would encourage everyone to read this, and think on it.

Scotsman, Stuart Kelly
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Compelling as well as frequently heartbreaking . . . I urge you to read it.

Evening Standard
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Filer makes these troubled people reachable, fathomable . . . He hopes that his book will become ‘part of the conversation’ about mental illness. It surely deserves to be.

Paul Broks, Literary Review
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An open hearted and open-minded book.

Sunday Express

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,…

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