I need some “It Gets Better” videos for bipolar. Fortunately I’ve been able to start reading again, and comprehending more than a sentence at a time.
So, I was recommended some of the following books, and others I found on my own. Titles are links from Google Books so you can preview them.
Books on my reading table:
An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay R. Jamison (New York: Vintage Books, 1996)
Call Me Anna: The Autobiography of Patty Duke by Patty Duke (New York: Bantam Books, 1987)
I’ll also be checking out Brilliant Madness: Living with Manic Depressive Illness by Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman (New York: Bantam, 1997)
Detour: My Bipolar Road Trip in 4-D by Lizzie Simon (New York: Atria Books, 2002)
New Hope for People with Bipolar Disorder: Your Friendly, Authoritative Guide to the Latest in Traditional and Complementary Solutions by Jan Fawcett, Bernard Golden, and Nancy Rosenfeld (New York: Three Rivers Press, 2007)
Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) by Mary Ellen Copeland (Peach Press, 2011)
AND … Just to have some other items to read …
Christianity After Religion: The End of Church and the Birth of a New Spiritual Awakening by Diana Butler Bass (HarperOne, 2012)
I Love It When You Talk Retro: Hoochie Coochie, Double Whammie, Drop a Dime, and the Forgotten Origins of American Speech by Ralph Keyes (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2009)
Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner (New York: Pocket Books, 2001)