Bryony Naomi Gordon is an English author and journalist who has championed mental health awareness in her books and newspaper columns for the Daily Telegraph. Her first memoir, The Wrong Knickers (2014), was a bestseller.
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This powerful novel follows Lydia, a bookstore owner in Acapulco, Mexico, as she is forced to flee with her son after her journalist husband publishes an explosive article about the leader of a drug cartel. The two become migrants, riding trains to reach the United States and leave the violence of the drug cartels behind. Along the way, they join countless others also seeking a better life. A gripping, emotional tale of survival and the search for home.
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Explore the messy and complex nature of love affairs, grief, domestic strife, and personal secrets in this thought-provoking book. Part memoir, part history, the author weaves together her own experiences with those of literary heroines like Anna Karenina to muse on the meaning of love in modern times. Follow the author on an extended train journey as she reckons with the messiness of everyday life and asks important questions about intimacy and connection in the twenty-first century. This contemporary take on Brief Encounter is both frank and funny, sure to engage readers looking for an honest exploration of the human heart.
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Discover practical and sensible advice for coping with mental health issues in No Such Thing As Normal. From depression and anxiety to personality disorders, this book covers a range of topics including sleep, addiction, therapy, mindfulness and more. Author Bryony Gordon provides tools and information to help navigate the often overwhelming mental health care system. With a lively and honest approach, readers will feel less alone and empowered to feel stronger and better.
This acclaimed book takes you on a journey across the globe during the Zombie War, featuring firsthand accounts from survivors who witnessed the end of the world. Through interviews with men, women, and children who faced the horrors of the apocalypse, you'll experience the full scope of this epochal event. This chronicle provides a hauntingly immediate look at the human dimension of one of the biggest catastrophes in history, and asks important questions about our capacity for personal detachment from history.
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