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WITH A NEW EPILOGUE BY THE AUTHOR

The most affecting, intelligent, important and constructive book on depression there has ever been - a key text by a New Yorker writer who has not only experienced the depths of depression but has researched every aspect of it.

About the Author

Andrew Solomon holds a PhD in psychology from the University of Cambridge; is a professor of psychology at Columbia University and President of PEN American Center; and is a regular contributor to the Guardian, the New Yorker, and the New York Times. A lecturer and activist, he is the author of Far from the Tree- Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity, which won the Wellcome Trust Book Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award and many other awards; and The Noonday Demon- An Atlas of Depression, which won the National Book Award, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and has been published in twenty-four languages. His TED talks have been viewed over 12 million times. A dual UK/US national, he lives in London and New York. www.andrewsolomon.com.

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"The best book ever on depression. Andrew Solomon explains everything with a sharp, scientific clarity." -- William Leith * Evening Standard *
"The history, treatment and even politics of depression are thoroughly covered... Solomon's brutal honesty makes this the best account of depression I have ever read." -- Chris Nancollas * Tablet *
"A mesmerising journey... magnificent" * Observer *
"Extraordinary and redeeming... A work of great charm and individuality but also of impressive scholarship" * Evening Standard *
"A lodestone work" * Guardian *

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