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Scott King: Anxiety & Depression (Hapax)

3.33 of 5 stars 3.33  ·  rating details  ·  3 ratings  ·  2 reviews
A headlong plunge into the dregs of contemporary human futility, "Anxiety and Depression"--published in JRP]Ringier's Hapax series--describes, with relentless and clerical rigor, how we live now. Author Scott King has packed this almost anthropological survey with case studies in self-hatred, anxiety and despair, as well as exercises in which the reader can measure his or ...more
Published August 31st 2009
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Mykle
A book will be judged by its cover, no matter how dumb that is. Unfortunately, this book probably does too good a job of looking like a fairly dull (if brief) self-help tract on a topic that nobody picks up for fun. But the book cover is lying.

This is actually a really lovely book -- a high-satire of medical communication, full of bleak diagrams and numb Helveitca -- wrapped around a set of amusing little character sketches of anxious, depressed people and the things their passive aggressions i
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Jasmine
okay I don't know this guy is british I'm just too lazy to check. It was printed in europe and he talks like a british person so I'm assuming, and yes I know what happens when you assume.

goodreads says he grew up near north dakota

This is a book made to make you feel terrible about yourself. it asks you questions like "what is wrong with your life?"

This is a short book so I'm not going to go on about it, but more people should buy it.
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Scott King grew up just east of the North Dakota / Minnesota border in Pelican Rapids. He is founder and editor of Red Dragonfly Press. He is author of one book of poems, Leftover Ordinary (Thistlewords Press, 2006) and a number of letterpress printed editions including most recently Where the Water Falls (Verna Press, 2007). He has translated books by the Persian poet Fereydoun Faryad (Heaven Wit ...more
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