Atlantic wins Santhouse's 'wry' exploration of the mind

Atlantic wins Santhouse's 'wry' exploration of the mind

Atlantic Books is to publish Head First: A Psychiatrist’s Stories of Mind and Body by Alastair Santhouse, after securing the non-fiction title at auction. 

Head First chronicles Santhouse’s many years treating patients and his exploration of the ways in which our minds exert a huge and underappreciated influence over public health. 

The synopsis explains: "Written with brutal honesty, deep compassion, and a wry sense of humour, Head First examines difficult cases that illuminate some of our most puzzling and controversial medical issues–from the tragedy of suicide, to the stigma surroundi...

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