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This is Caversham Booksellers 37th monthly e-newsletter. Each month, we will let you know about happenings at the store and some of the many conferences where we set up book tables, as well as some new titles we hope you'll be interested in. Thanks for subscribing!

Table of Contents
1. Greetings from Neil
2. Caversham's 30th Anniversary!!!!!!
3. News and Announcements
4. Hot Off The Press!
5. Noah's Cat
 
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A short meta-human leap from here, in a northwesterly direction, is the neighbourhood familiar to many of us that is called Bloorcourt Village. This neighbourhood, like many on our gorgeous planet, is worth visiting for millions of good reasons. One of them is the Monkey's Paw bookstore. I enjoyed a wander in there a week and a bit ago and left with a book I had only previously found in various reference libraries. Now I can read it wherever I want. I can read it with my cat. Anyway please give those folks a look-see when you can. If you like us then you probably like them too. 
See our plant? It flowered. 
There are some important items of business this month. Why dilly-dally when I can get right to it eh? Caversham will be 30 on October 15th. A Tuesday is not the right day for an anniversary such as this so we will instead have it on Sunday, October 27th. Please see below for the rectangle that contains all the information.
As we head deeper down the rabbit hole where the lines between human beings and pumpkin spice become extremely blurry we look forward to CADDRA this weekend. This is followed by many scrumptious happenings before we see Gabor Maté on October 21st. Once we dust ourselves off from that we have the OPA Fall conference on the final Saturday of the month. We live in an era in which it is very rewarding to cart books around and say hello to people. We do. . .yes we do.
Mourning Has Broken: A Collection of Creative Writing about Grief and Healing, Third Edition
Mara Koven-Gelman and LIz Pearl (Eds)
Here is the third edition of this unique anthology containing over 70 original submissions on grief and healing. This international collection highlights how the authors coped with a loved one’s death. It has been an inspiration to many mourners. This book will make you smile, and it will make you cry… it will touch your heart. [More. . .]
The 5 Things We Need to Be Well: Live Your Epic Life! | STAMP Wellness Model
E. Adriana Wilson
This easy to read self-help book is filled with #Lifehacks, practical exercises that help you move towards a life you are excited to live. It uses powerful metaphors that capture what it means to be well and is filled with free online resources you can go back to time and again. The biggest surprise of this book is how it illustrates how misery can actually be a sign of our health! [More. . .]
Caversham's 30th anniversary!
Back in 1989, possibly in early recognition of the fall of the Berlin wall, Caversham came to be. So a celebrating we will go:

The festivities will happen at 5pm at Harbord House on October 27th. The address is 150 Harbord St. and we will all be upstairs. Music will be provided by Noah and Newsletter Neil. If you are interested in joining us please be in touch via email.
15th Annual CADDRA ADHD Conference
Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre
525 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5G 2L2
Saturday, October 5, and Sunday, October 6

Preceded by 
6th Annual CADDRA ADHD Research Day
& Conference Welcome Reception
Friday, October 4
The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Stress Reduction: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Manage Stress, Build Resilience, and Create the Life You Want
Fredrik Livheim, Frank W. Bond, Daniel Ek, and Bjorn Skoggard Hedensjo
Stress is a part of life—but it doesn’t have to take over your life.
[More. . .]
 
News and Announcements
Upcoming events!
15th Annual CADDRA ADHD Conference
October 4-6 @ Marriott Downtown Toronto

CICMH 2019 Conference: Whole Campus Healthy Communities
October 15-16 @ Hyatt Regency

Borders: IFPE's 30th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference 
with Bandy X. Lee, Laura Cameron, Josh Levy and more
October 17-19 @ Chestnut Residence

AFCC-O 11th Anniversary Conference 
October 18 @ LIUNA Station, Hamilton

Gabor Maté and Daniel Maté - Hello Again: A Fresh Start for Parents and Their Adult Children
Leading Edge Seminars, October 18 @ Isabel Bader (Friday evening) and October 19-20 @ YMCA (Saturday & Sunday)

Gabor Maté and Michael Mithoefer - Psychotherapy at a Crossroads: The Promise of Psychedelics and Plant Medicines
Leading Edge Seminars, October 21 @ St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts

Bridging science and practice: how long does change really take in psychotherapy? with Drew Westen
OPA Psychotherapy Section, October 26 @ Estates of Sunnybrook

Meaning Making: TICP 4th Annual Willock-Ipp Lecture, with Edward Tronick
November 2 @ Innis College

ISPSO North American Regional Meeting with Yiannis Gabriel
November 2 @ Hart House
 
request a fall catalogue here!
The Dalai Lama's Little Book of Inner Peace: The Essential Life and Teachings
Dalai Lama XIV
This book has been shortlisted for the Toronto Book Award! 


Powerful, profound advice on how to live a peaceful and fulfilling life amidst all the conflicts of the modern world.   [More. . .]
Hot Off The Press!
Lots of new arrivals this month! Here is just a sample but please click here to view a (long) list of highlights.

May We Have Your Attention Please?: A Springboard Clinic Workbook for Living—and Thriving—with Adult ADHD
Laura MacNiven and J. Anne Bailey

May We Have Your Attention Please? will help you to conquer your adult ADHD -- in a way that's right for you.

This practical and engaging workbook uses cutting-edge research and lessons from working with thousands of adults with ADHD, as shared by specialists with extensive professional -- and sometimes personal -- experience managing the disorder.
[More. . .]

Desire and its Interpretation: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan | Book VI
Lacan, Jacques, Edited by Jacques-Alain Miller

What does Lacan show us? He shows us that desire is not a biological function; that it is not correlated with a natural object; and that its object is fantasized. Because of this, desire is extravagant. It cannot be grasped by those who might try to master it. It plays tricks on them. Yet if it is not recognized, it produces symptoms. In psychoanalysis, the goal is to interpret – that is, to read – the message regarding desire that is harbored within the symptom. [More. . .]

Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill | updated, with a new afterword
Robert Whitaker

An updated edition of the classic history of schizophrenia in America, which gives voice to generations of patients who suffered through "cures" that only deepened their suffering and impaired their hope of recovery [More. . .]

Celebrity Mad: Why Otherwise Intelligent People Worship Fame
Brett Kahr

This short book provides a psychoanalytical understanding of fame and celebrity in the early twenty-first century, building upon the bedrock foundations of the Freudian corpus.
The book is divided into six chapters. Chapter One explores the psychology of the celebrity, questioning narcissistic and exhibitionist psychopathology, while Chapter Two examines the psychological state of those of who revel in the fame of others and in celebrity culture more broadly, including a discussion of "Celebrity Worship Syndrome". [more. . .]

Pareidolia Gateway
Wilfred Lee

Let the Pareidolia Gateway open up and take you on a lucid adventure into a terrifying and wonderous Dreamscape; A haunting universe filled with the secrets that connect us back to our Waking Life.

Pareidolia Gateway is Wilfred Lee’s first book. Half-part a graphic novel, half-part a coloring book, it blends itself with different ways to experience it, as well includes a Spotify soundtrack playlist to listen as you read and color in the book. [More. . .]

 

The Slow Moon Climbs: The Science, History, and Meaning of Menopause
Susan Mattern

The first comprehensive look at menopause from prehistory to today

Are the ways we look at menopause all wrong? Historian Susan Mattern says yes, andThe Slow Moon Climbsreveals just how wrong we have been. Taking readers from the rainforests of Paraguay to the streets of Tokyo, Mattern draws on historical, scientific, and cultural research to reveal how our perceptions of menopause developed from prehistory to today. For most of human history, people had no word for menopause and did not view it as a medical condition. [More. . .]

 

Bedlam: An Intimate Journey Into America's Mental Health Crisis
Kenneth Paul Rosenberg

A psychiatrist and award-winning documentarian sheds light on the mental-health-care crisis in the United States.

When Dr. Kenneth Rosenberg trained as a psychiatrist in the late 1980s, the state mental hospitals, which had reached peak occupancy in the 1950s, were being closed at an alarming rate, with many patients having nowhere to go.  [More. . .]

 

Hearing Voices: The History of Psychiatry in Ireland
Brendan Kelly

This monumental work by one of Ireland’s leading psychiatrists encompasses every psychiatric development from the Middle Ages to the present day, and examines their far-reaching social and political effects. From the “Glenn of Lunatics,” said to cure mental illness, to the overloaded asylums of later centuries, Ireland has had an extensive and often unsettled history in the practice and perception of psychiatry.[More. . .]



 

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Card Deck: 52 Practices to Balance Your Emotions Every Day
Matthew McKay and Jeffrey C. Wood

Based on the best-selling The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook, this powerful and portable card deck presents 52 practices to help you balance your emotions and improve your life! [More. . .]
 

Theory and Practice of Online Therapy: Internet-Delivered Interventions For Individuals, Groups, Families, and Organizations | Series: The Library of Technology and Mental Health
Haim Weinberg and Arnon Rolnick (Eds)

This innovative new resource outlines the process of conducting individual, family and group therapy online with the use of video conferencing tools, and explores the unique concerns associated with this increasingly popular and convenient approach to treatment.  [More. . .]

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation, and Distress Tolerance, Second Edition
Matthew McKay, Jeffrey C. Wood, and Jeffrey Brantley

A clear and effective approach to learning evidence-based DBT skills—now in a fully revised and updated second edition. [More. . .]

The Wiley World Handbook of Existential Therapy
Emmy van Deurzen, Erik Craig, Alfried Längle, Kirk J. Schneider, Dibgy Tantam, and Simon du Pock (Eds)

The Wiley World Handbook of Existential Therapy is a work representing the collaboration of existential psychotherapists, teachers, and researchers. It's a book to guide readers in understanding human life better through the exploration of aspects and applications of existential therapy. [More. . .]

Noah is our newest colleague here at Caversham. The photos you see above are of his cat. His cat's name is Fiddle.
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