How do we make sense of heartache? Cathy Rentzenbrink and Dr Suzanne OSullivan will discuss learning to deal with heartache, grief and loss. Theyll explore how to cope with life at its most difficult and how that suffering may change us forever but we can emerge filled with hope. " " " "Cathy Rentzenbrink is the author of a bestselling and stunning memoir called The Last Act of Love about the life and death of her brother. Cathy was still a teenager at the time and her happy family was torn apart by this unthinkable tragedy. In A Manual for Heartache she describes how she learnt to live with grief and loss and find joy in the world again. " " " "Cathy will be in conversation with Dr. Suzanne OSullivan. " " " "Dr Suzanne OSullivan is an Irish neurologist working in Britain who is the winner of the 2016 Wellcome Book Prize. She won for her first book, Its All in Your Head: True Stories of Imaginary Illness. OSullivan is a consultant neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London.
The Lounge, St Barnabus Church
40 Calton Avenue
27/06/2017 7:30 PM
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Cathy Rentzenbrink was born in Cornwall, grew up in Yorkshire and now lives in London, where she works as a writer and journalist. She is the author of the Sunday Times bestselling memoir The Last Act of Love, which was shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize.