Ahead of our talk this Saturday on the UK's 'Alleged Lunatics’ Friend Society' we look at the US Anti-Insane Asylum Society founded by Elizabeth Ware Packard.
This month one of our collection volunteers looks at the life of English pianist and composer, John Ogdon, in "Piano Man: A Life of John Ogdon" by Charles Beauc
This month's book club explores Sylvia Plath's fictionalised autobiography, 'The Bell Jar'.
We've been reviewing books related to mental health on the blog. This month we look at 'Human Traces' by Sebastian Faulks.
Find out more about the novels of historic patient, Antonia White.