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Changing My Mind

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Published by Penguin USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24272042M
ISBN 109781101150177, 9781101151464


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Dear Friends and Readers, I am thrilled to tell you about my new book, How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence. The book grew out of the reporting I did for a article about psychedelic psychotherapy in the New Yorker, called “The Trip Treatment.”.

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The Changing Mind is an essential book for the rest of your life.' - Daniel H. Pink 'A compelling primer on our amazingly dynamic brains and the steps we can all take to harness that potential' - Dr Rahul Jandial, author of Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon.

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Canadians fell in love with Pierre Elliott Trudeau’s beautiful and high-spirited bride when he brought her to the world stage as the youngest First Lady in the history of the country. But the situation wasn’t as rosy as it seemed. Plagued by mood swings and unprepared for public life, Margaret became increasingly isolated at 24 Sussex, as her depression alternated with bouts Author: Margaret Trudeau.

Changing My Mind is journalism at its most expansive, intelligent, and funny--a gift to readers and writers both. About the Author Zadie Smith is the author of the novels White Teeth, The Autograph Man, On Beauty, NW and Swing Time, as well as a novella, The Embassy of Cambodia, and a collection of essays, Feel Free.

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Zadie Smith is the author of the novels White Teeth, The Autograph Man, On Beauty, NW and Swing Time, as well as two collections of essays, Changing My Mind and Feel Free, and a collection of short stories, Grand Union. White Teeth won multiple awards, including the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the Whitbread First Novel Award and the Guardian First Book Award/5(53).

Changing My Mind announces Zadie Smith as one of our most important contemporary essayists, a writer with the rare ability to turn the world on its side with both fact and fiction. Changing My Mind is a gift to readers, writers, and all who want to look at life more expansively.