The 12th Invest in ME Conference, Part 1
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Notable books on ME or CFS (not just in English!)

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by Snow Leopard, May 3, 2016.

  1. Snow Leopard

    Snow Leopard Hibernating

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    Trött är fel ord: Om att leva med den osynliga sjukdomen ME/CFS
    by Britt-Marie Thurén (editor)

    ISBN: 978-91-86819-69-9
    Language: Swedish
    Published: 2011

    I would definitely recommend it, it's fantastic! :)

    ETA: Will you add it to MEpedia? This book deserves all the attention it can get :)

    ETA: Here's a link too: http://rme.nu/bokbestallning
     
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    halcyon Senior Member

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    Just added a few titles to that list, though they're all in English.
     
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    @Snow Leopard I haven't read any of these books, but they're all novels in Dutch about ME/CFS, most of them written by patients. (from newest to oldest)

    I shouldn't have died yet

    True story of an ME patient who wasn't taken seriously when she developed new symptoms, which turned out to be late stage breast cancer. By then it was too late to save her.
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-112.html

    Don't forget about ME
    Compilation of patient testimonials and columns about life with ME.
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-102.html

    Broken life
    Book about the politics behind ME, written by a journalist.
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-101.html

    No, it's not written on my forehead
    Book about the invisible illness ME.
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-94.html

    Help, my body is taken hostage
    Patient account of young adult life with ME and FM.
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-93.html

    Wolf time (?)
    Account of life with CFS, by a patient and her father/caregiver.
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-80.html

    Tomorrow is another day
    Humorous account of an ME patient.
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-75.html

    I got sick, but the world turned out to be crazy
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-83.html

    Happiness can not be captured in a sentence
    Poetry about life with ME
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-79.html

    The road towards acceptance
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-60.html

    Declared uninhabitable
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-56.html
    Beach chair in my kitchen
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-8.html

    (both by same author)

    Empty chairs
    About a 17-year old who gets ME
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-53.html

    I wanna sparkle, even if it's only for a moment
    Patient talking about life with ME, cancer and polyarthritis
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-84.html

    More than tired
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-4.html

    Enough!
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-2.html
    Too exhausted to die
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-17.html

    (both by the same author)

    Terrified heroes
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-6.html


    Who knows tomorrow
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-20.html


    Mommie is tired
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-29.html

    After the party
    http://www.me-gids.net/module-ME_CVS_docs-viewpub-tid-2-pid-47.html
     
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