Books Worth Reading on Depression (fiction and nonfiction)

This is my list of books on clinical depression. I am writing this from the perspective of a Lutheran pastor, but not all of the books listed are Christian. They are all worthwhile however.
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4.06 avg rating — 196 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 213,338 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 182,042 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 778,042 ratings
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4.10 avg rating — 5,907 ratings
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4.36 avg rating — 409,135 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 554 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 317,138 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 712,771 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 382,089 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 11,907 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 127,485 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 1,569 ratings
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3.63 avg rating — 177 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 57 ratings
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4.38 avg rating — 16 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 148 ratings
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3.33 avg rating — 36 ratings
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4.37 avg rating — 3,694 ratings
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4.40 avg rating — 611 ratings
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4.28 avg rating — 722,877 ratings
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3.56 avg rating — 206 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 48,779 ratings
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3.76 avg rating — 216 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 628 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 31,590 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 95 ratings
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3.38 avg rating — 21 ratings
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4.34 avg rating — 80 ratings
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3.62 avg rating — 149 ratings
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message 1: by Jacob (new)

Jacob Wilkins The Bell Jar is so great it's on the list more than once!


message 2: by Allie (new)

Allie Hey y'all,

I just started a new book club called "Damage" under groups that you can join if you'd like! It focuses on reading a book every other month that is about physical, mental, emotional, or intellectual differences. (And yes, I redefine how "damage" should be viewed in the group description!) Hope you join!


~☆~Autumn♥♥ Jacob wrote: "The Bell Jar is so great it's on the list more than once!"

A librarian could fix that if they ran a merge which would put the books together.


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