Sunbathing in the Rain: A Cheerful Book about Depression

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Harper Perennial, 2006 - Depressed persons - 263 pages
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Presents different strands that allow a variety of tones and subjects to be explored, from the profound to the frivolous. This book offers practical hints on how to get better (diet, helpful pieces of music) alongside quotations, ranging from sentences on crisp packets, to prayers, from Russian orthodox writings on silence to collections of slang.

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Review: Sunbathing In The Rain: A Cheerful Book About Depression

User Review  - Shekaina - Goodreads

Honest. Too Honest. "Survived, and used properly, depression could be the best thing that ever happend to you." "I had no idea what would happen next. All I could do was wait for it to happen." Read full review

Review: Sunbathing In The Rain: A Cheerful Book About Depression

User Review  - T - Goodreads

A good depression memoir. I found the passages where she wrote about religion difficult, but I recognise that this is my issue rather than a problem with the book per se. I did find some of the ... Read full review

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Gwyneth Lewis is an award-winning poet whose work has drawn widespread acclaim. Her previous book, 'Zero Gravity', which followed the journey of her cousin to repair the Hubble Space telescope, used the science of space to describe a voyage, a death and coming to terms with lost love, was shortlisted for the Forward Prize. She is married and lives in Cardiff.

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