Disability and Chronic Illness reads Public

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Books (fiction and nonfiction) and poetry about disability and chronic illness, many by disabled and chronically ill people. #NothingAboutUsWithoutUs

  1. The New Normal by 

    4 stars

    In this anthology, David Gray-Hammond has reworked and added to essays from his popular "Emergent Divergence" blog. The theme of …

  2. Psychiatric Hegemony by 

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    This book offers a comprehensive Marxist critique of the business of mental health, demonstrating how the prerogatives of neoliberal capitalism …

  3. The Success Myth by 

    No rating

    Emma Gannon was thriving in her portfolio career, enjoying a happy personal life and to anyone looking in, she was …

  4. The View From Down Here by 

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    A powerful, eye-opening insight into navigating the world as a disabled young woman Women’s lives are shaped by sexism and …

  5. The Autistic Guide to Adventure by 

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    It's time for a new generation of autistic adventurers!

    Outdoor adventuring can be life changing - it makes you physically …

  6. The Country of the Blind by 

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    A witty, winning, and revelatory personal narrative of the author’s transition from sightedness to blindness and his quest to learn …

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