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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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  2. mango

    mango Senior Member

    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:
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  3. halcyon

    halcyon Senior Member

    Just added a few titles to that list, though they're all in English.
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  4. Effi

    Effi Senior Member

    @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.

    Don't forget about ME
    Compilation of patient testimonials and columns about life with ME.

    Broken life
    Book about the politics behind ME, written by a journalist.

    No, it's not written on my forehead
    Book about the invisible illness ME.

    Help, my body is taken hostage
    Patient account of young adult life with ME and FM.

    Wolf time (?)
    Account of life with CFS, by a patient and her father/caregiver.

    Tomorrow is another day
    Humorous account of an ME patient.

    I got sick, but the world turned out to be crazy

    Happiness can not be captured in a sentence
    Poetry about life with ME

    The road towards acceptance

    Declared uninhabitable
    Beach chair in my kitchen

    (both by same author)

    Empty chairs
    About a 17-year old who gets ME

    I wanna sparkle, even if it's only for a moment
    Patient talking about life with ME, cancer and polyarthritis

    More than tired

    Too exhausted to die

    (both by the same author)

    Terrified heroes

    Who knows tomorrow

    Mommie is tired

    After the party
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