Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Noonday Demon by Andrew Solomon

This work digs deep and painfully into personal experience of depression and mental illness, while also considering the wider picture: the historical, social, biological, pharmaceutical and medical aspects and implications of the disease. Having experienced what he is writing about firsthand, Solomon describes the experience from the inside. He has also researched every aspect of depression, including: the historical treatment and study of "melancholy" as far back as the Greeks and Romans (who believed that cauliflower was good for depression), and through to the side effects of the pharmaceutical cocktails of the present day; case histories of people in out of mental hospitals; faith healers; the power of suggestion; and the implications for the future of Western society.

Buy The Noonday Demon by Andrew Solomon from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780099277132
ISBN-10: 0099277131
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 135mm x 40mm)
Pages: 560
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - The Noonday Demon by Andrew Solomon

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Noonday Demon book by Andrew Solomon and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon is a journalist and lecturer of politics, culture and psychology who writes regularly for the New Yorker, Newsweek, and the Guardian. He is a Lecturer in Psychiatry at Cornell University and Special Adviser on LGBT Affairs to Yale University's Department of Psychiatry. His highly acclaimed international study of depression, The Noonday Demon won the 2001 National Book Award and was a finalist for the 2002 Pulitzer Prize. He lives with his husband and son in New York and London.

Customers Also Bought

Boomerang Books customers who bought The Noonday Demon by Andrew Solomon also bought the following titles:

Books By Andrew Solomon

Far from the Tree by Andrew Solomon
Hardback, July 2017
Far and Away by Andrew Solomon
Paperback / softback, May 2017
Piece of Me by Andrew Solomon
Paperback / softback, April 2017
Noonday Demon by Andrew Solomon
Paperback, January 2016