3 books on depression and suicide 6 12 18

… Confronted with the inexplicable, many of us turn to books. My colleague Concepción de León looked at three texts that examine the complexities of depression and suicide. Among her recommendations is one of my favorite contemporary novels, Miriam Toews’s “All My Puny Sorrows,” a beautiful work that confronts suicide head-on. If you are feeling shaken by the news this week, or know someone who is suffering, please get help. Here are some suggestions.

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