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Dear Stranger

We partnered with Mind, one of the UK’s leading mental health charities, to create Dear Stranger - a collection of inspirational, honest and heartfelt letters from authors, bloggers and Mind ambassadors to an imagined stranger.

Insightful and uplifting, Dear Stranger is a humbling glimpse into different interpretations of happiness, and how despite sometimes seeming unobtainable happiness can, in the smallest of ways, become an achievable goal.

Contributors include Caitlin Moran, Marian Keyes, Richard Branson, Conn Iggulden and Tony Parsons. All profits from the sale of this book (at least £3 for every copy sold) were donated to Mind.

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  • Dear Stranger

  • 'Dear Stranger is an inspiration' Stylist

    Dear Stranger is a collection of inspirational, honest and heartfelt letters from authors, bloggers and Mind ambassadors to an imagined stranger. Insightful and uplifting, Dear Stranger is a humbling glimpse into different interpretations of happiness, and how despite sometimes seeming unobtainable happiness can, in the smallest of ways, become and achievable goal.

    No one should face a mental health problem alone. Whether it's on a doorstep, on the end of a telephone or online, Mind is there for everyone who is experiencing a mental health problem.

    All profits from the sale of this book (at least £3 for every copy sold) will be donated to Mind, a registered charity number 219830.

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    'Dear Stranger is an inspiration'
    Stylist

    'An inspirational book'
    Sunday Express S Magazine

    'This collection cuts right to the heart of what it means to be happy - and human. . . . Dear Stranger is a thoughtful exploration of happiness, in all it's wonderful, often elusive complexity, that all of us can learn something from'
    Red Magazine Online

    'An incredibly thought-provoking read'
    Sun

    'Beautifully written letters from the heart'
    Lady Magazine

    Full list of contributors: Fiona Phillips; Martha Roberts; Francesca Martinez; Rachel Joyce; Donal Ryan; Matt Haig; Philippa Rice; Naomi Alderman; Yuval Noah Harari; Ilona Burton; Rowan Coleman; Ellen White; Abbie Ross; Giles Andreae; Conn Iggulden; Seaneen Molloy-Vaughan; Genevieve Taylor; Thomas Harding; Jez Alborough; Caitlin Moran; Blake Morrison; Nicci French; Jo Elworthy; John Lewis-Stempel; Chris Riddell; Tessa Watt; Helen Dunmore; Alain de Botton; Deborah Levy; Kevin Bridges; Marian Keyes; Nicholas Allan; Nick Harkaway; Edward Stourton; Eoin Colfer; Shirley Hughes; Santham Sanghera; Alexandra Fuller; Daniel Levitin; Claire Greaves; Arianna Huffington; Richard Branson; Molly Pearce; Nicholas Pinnock; Tim Smit; Tony Parsons; Dave Chawner; @Sectioned__; Professor Lord Richard Layard;

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