World Mental Health Day: Books Featuring Mental Health


Tomorrow is World Mental Health Day, so I’m reblogging my May post on books featuring mental health.

Please click on the words Hopewell’s Public Library of Life below to see the entire post.

Hopewell's Public Library of Life


Here are my reviews:

Too Bright to Hear too Loud to See, my review is here.

The Hours by Michael Cunningham  (I chose not to review this book, though it was interesting).

Looking For Alaskaby John Green, my review is here.

Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald, while I have never reviewed this book, it is my favorite by Fitzgerald and was the first book I read that had mental illness as a topic. In the 1970s this was not very common–especially in a book in a high school library. I was on a Fitzgerald love affair at the time but this book gave me insight to some of the problems in my family that I had previously been too young to understand.


Mr. Chartwellby Rebecca Hunt

(review from my old blog)

Mr. Chartwell is a delightful little book–how odd to say “delightful” about…

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3 thoughts on “World Mental Health Day: Books Featuring Mental Health

  1. I’ll add a few more titles that I’ve found interesting and treated mental health sensitively

    – The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer (its a novel by a man who worked in the mental health field)

    – Elizabeth is Missing by Healey, Emma  (dementia)

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