This Book Will Change Your Mind

A journey into the heartland of psychiatry.

This book debunks myths, challenges assumptions and offers fresh insight into what it means to be mentally ill.

And what it means to be human.

'A book that everyone should read... upsetting, entertaining and fascinating.'

The Observer

Winner Of

THE BIG ANXIETY PRIZE 2019

A SUNDAY TIMES 'BOOK OF THE YEAR' 2019

LONGLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2020

'Genuinely deal-changing'

Caitlin Moran

‘Absolutely blew me away… I cannot think of another book in the field that would come close to this. In my opinion it is an essential read for those in the mental health arena'

Jo Brand

‘A truly important book. Radically open-hearted and vitally open-minded. Read it, and share it, and talk about it.’

Max Porter

‘I have never read a more powerful book about mental health’

Joanna Cannon

'This is a beautifully written book that brims with compassion and wit'

The Times

'Filer does a brilliant job of bringing order and humanity to a seemingly chaotic scene'

Literary Review

'A book that everyone should read... upsetting, entertaining and fascinating.'

The Observer

'A brilliant, beautiful and bold book. It is illuminating and empathetic and needs to be read by all'

Bryony Gordon

‘Ambitious and exquisitely realised, it’s by turns shocking, harrowing and heartrending’

S J Watson