Don’t miss your chance to get a copy of Couch Fiction with your ticket (RRP £16.99). You will receive your copy of the book within 10 days of the event.

This event is a partnership between Penguin Live and Salon London.

Join Philippa Perry, bestselling author of The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read, and Flo Perry, author of How To Have Feminist Sex, as they celebrate the launch of their witty and thought-provoking graphic novel Couch Fiction: A Gripping Tale of Psychotherapy.

Couch Fiction is a compelling study of psychotherapy in the form of a graphic novel. Philippa Perry explores the therapeutic journey and Flo Perry beautifully illustrates this. If you’ve ever wondered what goes on in a therapist’s consultation room, here’s your chance to find out. Come along to hear insights into the process of therapy, considerations of techniques used in the practice, and the power it can hold for many. 

There will also be a chance to put your questions to Philippa and Flo, so have yours ready! Salon will be offering FROW (front row) for guests who buy Couch Fiction with their ticket. FROW can even put their question straight to Philippa and Flo by the magic of technology. We will also be offering a LIVE signing for anyone who has bought the book.

This event will be hosted via Zoom webinar. You will be sent your personal link to login 48 hours before the event.

Please note, tickets for this event are non-refundable.

This event will be recorded and sent to all bookers the day after the event. It will be available to watch for 7 days.

  • Couch Fiction

  • 'A gem' - The Evening Standard
    'Pure book joy. Deep thinking made digestible & doled up with lashings of wit' Bernardine Evaristo on Twitter

    'So smart and interesting!' Fearne Cotton on Instagram


    Ever wanted to know what really happens in a therapist's consultation room?

    Bestselling author Philippa Perry (The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read) turns her keen insights to the power of therapy. This compelling study of psychotherapy in the form of a graphic novel vividly explores a year's therapy sessions as a search for understanding and truth.

    Beautifully illustrated by Flo Perry, author of How to Have Feminist Sex, and accompanied by succinct and illuminating footnotes, this book offers a witty and thought-provoking exploration of the therapeutic journey, considering a range of skills, insights and techniques along the way.

    'I loved it. I smiled and laughed. And nodded. One to read'
    Susie Orbach, author of In Therapy

    '(Full of) wit and good sense (...) Philippa is a tonic' Rachel Cooke, Observer

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