Claudia Hammond Returns

Book Shambles

Claudia Hammond was on Book Shambles back in 2016 and now the host of the BBC’s All in the Mind returns to talk to Robin about her new book The Art of Rest. They chat about how one of the most restful things you can do is, of course, read! They also chat about the evolving public perception of mental health, particularly in old mental health books as well as Little Women, Laura Dodsworth, Sally Rooney and much more!

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Reading List

Claudia recommends:

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

The Vagina Bible by Jen Gunter

Remember This When You’re Sad by Maggy Van Eijk

The Recovery Letters edited by Tom Couser, James Withey and Olivia Sagan

Normal People by Sally Rooney

The Appointment By Graham Easton

Robin recommends:

The Art of Rest by Claudia Hammond

McMindfullness by Ronald Purcer

Fruit of Knowledge by Liv Strömquist

Manhood: The Bare Reality by Laura Dodsworth

Womanhood: The Bare Reality by Laura Dodsworth

A Textbook of Mental Deficiency by AF Tredgold

The Heartland by Nathan Filer

The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer

Psychoanalysis for Normal People by Geraldine Coster

Meet Yourself As You Really Are by Prince Leopold Loewenstein And William Gerhardi

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