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    • A Field Guide to Melancholy

    • By: Jacky Bowring
    • Narrated by: Ray Murphy
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A depressive illness or a passing feeling? Mental detachment or a precursor to genius? Melancholy is a critical part of what it is to be human, yet everything from Prozac to self-help psychology books seems intent on removing all signs of sadness from contemporary existence. Complex and contradictory, melancholy’s presence weaves through the histories of both science and art.

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