Suggested Book List – April

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This month WOVEN recommends the following books that cover issues related to mental illness, growing up in poverty, feeling alienated because one is “different” and how to understand genocide.

    • American Psychosis: How the Federal Government Destroyed The Mental Illness Treatment System
      By: Dr. Torrey
      Oxford University Press/2014
    • A Mother’s Reckoning Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy
      By: Sue Klebold, Introduction by: Andrew Solomon
      Crown Publishers/New York 2016
    • Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
      By: Andrew Solomon
      Simon and Schuster/New York 2012
    • The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace
      By: Jeff Hobbs
      Scribner/New York and London  2014
    • A Problem from Hell America and the Age of Genocide
      By: Samantha Power
      A New Republic Book/New York 2012
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