Nathan Filer & Helen Thomson
Tue 13 Aug 12:15 - 13:15
Spark Theatre on George Street
Analysing the Brain’s Functions
Helen Thomson, former editor of the New Scientist, has written about rare brain disorders in Unthinkable to illustrate how lives can be changed in brilliant and alarming ways. Former mental health nurse and Costa Book of the Year winner for The Shock of the Fall, Nathan Filer talks about his experiences meeting people affected by schizophrenia, as detailed in his new book The Heartland. An event focusing on the power, and tragedy, of the mind.