What Doesn't Kill You: Fifteen Stories of Survival (Paperback)Elitsa Dermendzhiyska (author), Rory Bremner (author of contributions), Cathy Rentzenbrink (author of contributions), Lily Bailey (author of contributions), Irenosen Okojie (author of contributions), Ben Saunders (author of contributions), Emily Reynolds (author of contributions)
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'A stellar cast of writers and thinkers' Nathan Filer
An explorer spends a decade preparing for an expedition to the South Pole; what happens when you live for a goal, but once it's been accomplished, you discover it's not enough? A successful broadcast journalist ends up broke, drunk and sleeping rough; what makes alcohol so hard to resist despite its ruinous consequences? A teenage girl tries to disappear by starving herself; what is this force that compels so many women to reduce their size so drastically?
In this essay collection, writers share the struggles that have shaped their lives - loss, depression, addiction, anxiety, trauma, identity and others. But as they take you on a journey to the darkest recesses of their mind, the authors grapple with challenges that haunt us all.
Number of pages: 208
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
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