Quarantine Curriculum

Peer-recommended books:

  • Lewis’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Textbook by Andres Martin and Fred Volkmar
  • Building A Life Worth Living: A Memoir by Marsha Linehan
  • The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon
  • Black Skin White Masks by Frantz Fanon
  • Psychiatric Interviewing by Shawn Shea
  • Case Studies: Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology by Stephen Stahl
  • The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness by Elyn Saks
  • Structural Competency in Mental Health and Medicine – A Case Based Approach to Treating the Social Determinants of Health by Helena Hansen, Jonathan M. Metzl
  • The Perspectives of Psychiatry by Paul McHugh and Phillip Slavney
  • In The Realm Of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Mate
  • Chasing the Scream by Johann Hari
  • Crazy Like Us by Ethan Watters
  • Bowling Alone by Robert Putnam

Seattle Chief Library

Graphic Novel:
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate SItuations, flawed coping mechanisms, mayhem, and other things that happened; by Allie Brosh
Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me: A Graphic Memoir
by Ellen Forney (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
by Alison Bechdel (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama
by Alison Bechdel (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor
by Lynda Barry (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Swallow Me Whole
by Nate Powell (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Electric Pencil: Drawings from Inside State Hospital No. 3
by James Edward Deeds Jr., Richard Goodman (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui
by Akwaeke Emezi (Hardcover) | Offered by Amazon.com.
A Tale for the Time Being: A Novel
by Ruth Ozeki (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Changeling: A Novel
by Victor LaValle (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The House of God
by Samuel Shem, John Updike (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Mount Misery: A Novel
by Samuel Shem M.D. (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes: Revised and Complete Edition
by Tony Kushner (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Bell Jar (Modern Classics)
by Sylvia Plath (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante
Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay by Elena Ferrante
The Story of the Lost Child by Elena Ferrante
A Little Life
by Hanya Yanagihara (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel
by Jesmyn Ward (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com. (2)
People of the Whale: A Novel
by Linda Hogan (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
East of Eden (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
by John Steinbeck, David Wyatt (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Their Eyes Were Watching God
by Zora Neale Hurston (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine: A Novel
by Alexandra Kleeman (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Days of Abandonment
by Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Eden Express: A Memoir of Insanity
by Mark Vonnegut, Kurt Vonnegut (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Just Like Someone Without Mental Illness Only More So: A Memoir
by Mark Vonnegut M.D. (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays
by Esmé Weijun Wang (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Tales from a Traveling Couch: A psychotherapist revisits his most memorable patients by Robert U Akeret
better: A Surgeon’s NOtes on Performance by Atul Gawande
Complications: A Sugeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul Gawande
America Is in the Heart: A Personal History (Classics of Asian American Literature)
by Carlos Bulosan, Marilyn C. Alquizola (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body
by Roxane Gay (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
My People Are Rising: Memoir of a Black Panther Party Captain
by Aaron Dixon, Judson L. Jeffries (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
by Susannah Cahalan (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Empathy Exams: Essays
by Leslie Jamison (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness
by Kay Redfield Jamison (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Argonauts
by Maggie Nelson (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Lab Girl
by Hope Jahren (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Diary of Vaslav Nijinsky
by Vaslav Nijinsky, Joan Acocella (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Between the World and Me
by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Hardcover) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness
by Elyn R. Saks (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
by Lindy West (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
When Breath Becomes Air
by Paul Kalanithi, Abraham Verghese (Hardcover) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Poetry and Zines:
Keep Loving, Keep Fighting No. 7
ABCs of Capitalism by Jacobin
Other Nonfiction
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
by Robin DiAngelo, Michael Eric Dyson (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Heart of Being Helpful: Empathy and the Creation of a Healing Presence
by Peter R. Breggin MD (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Perspectives of Psychiatry
by Paul R. McHugh MD, Phillip R. Slavney MD (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
by Brené Brown (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race
by Beverly Daniel Tatum (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Making and Unmaking of Whiteness
by Birgit Brander Rasmussen, Irene J. Nexica (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination
by Alondra Nelson (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
by Bessel van der Kolk M.D. (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
By Lipsky, Laura Van Dernoot ( Author ) [ { Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others } ]May-2009 Paperback
by Laura Van Dernoot Lipsky (Paperback) | Offered by Cool Friendly.
Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanalytic Thought
by Stephen A. Mitchell, Margaret J. Black (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
General Psychopathology (Vol. 1)
by Karl Jaspers, J. Hoenig (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Values and Psychiatric Diagnosis (International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry)
by John Z. Sadler (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Listening to Prozac by Peter D Kramer
Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks
by Oliver Sacks (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America
by Robert Whitaker (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill
by Robert Whitaker (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Is There No Place on Earth for Me?
by Susan Sheehan, Robert Coles (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients (Covers may vary)
by Irvin Yalom (Paperback) | Offered by Babs Books.
Love’s Executioner & Other Tales of Psychotherapy by Irvin D. Yalom
The Souls of Black Folk
by W.E.B. Du Bois (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Suicide: A Study In Sociology
by Emile Durkheim, George Simpson (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Re-humanizing Medicine: A Holistic Framework for Transforming Your Self, Your Practice, and the Culture of Medicine
by David R. Kopacz (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Man’s Search for Meaning
by Viktor E. Frankl (Paperback) | Offered by Cheapbook LCC.
Falling Into the Fire: A Psychiatrist’s Encounters with the Mind in Crisis
by Christine Montross (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Abnormal by Michel Foucault
Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason
by Michel Foucault (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities
by Rebecca Solnit (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Righteous Dopefiend (California Series in Public Anthropology)
by Philippe Bourgois, Jeffrey Schonberg (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor (California Series in Public Anthropology)
by Paul Farmer, Amartya Sen (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence–From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror
by Judith L. Herman (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Everyday Ethics: Voices from the front line of community psychiatry by Brodwin
The Madness of Adam and Eve by David Horrobin
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures (FSG Classics) by Anne Fadiman (2012-04-24)
by Anne Fadiman (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease
by Jonathan Metzl (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
So You Want to Talk About Race
by Ijeoma Oluo (Hardcover) | Offered by Amazon.com.
How to Change Your Mind (What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by MIchael Pollan
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by Robert M. Sapolsky
In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind by Eric R. Kandel
War Hospital: A True Story of Surgery and Survival by Sheri Fink
Fixing Sex: Intersex, Medical Authority, and Lived Experience by Katrina Karkazis
Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive ILlness and The Artistic Temperament by Kay Redfield Jamison
Healing the Generations: HOw Understanding Your Family Legacy Can Transform Your Life by Barry Grosskopf
The Myth of Mental Illness: Foundations of a Theory of Personal Conduct
by Thomas S. Szasz (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction
by MD Gabor Maté, Peter A. Levine Ph.D. (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
Pedagogy of the Oppressed: 50th Anniversary Edition
by Paulo Freire, Donaldo Macedo (Paperback) | Offered by Tina MacPherson.
Of Two Minds: An Anthropologist Looks at American Psychiatry
by T.M. Luhrmann (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.
White Coat, Black Hat: Adventures on the Dark Side of Medicine
by Carl Elliot (Hardcover) |
A Room of One’s Own
by Virginia Woolf (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com. (2)
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Paperback) | Offered by Amazon.com.