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I Want to Die but I Still Want to Eat Tteokbokki

further conversations with my psychiatrist. The Sunday Times and internationally bestselling sequel to the hit Korean therapy memoir

Baek Sehee author Anton Hur translator


Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Published:6th Jun '24

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I Want to Die but I Still Want to Eat Tteokbokki cover

The sequel to the SundayTimes and international-bestselling South Korean therapy memoir, translated by International Booker Prize–shortlisted Anton Hur*AN INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES & INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER*'Starkly raw and vulnerable' Glamour When Baek Sehee started recording her sessions with her psychiatrist, her hope was to create a reference for herself. She never imagined she would reach so many people, especially young people, with her reflections. I Want to Die but I Want to Eat Tteokbokki became a runaway bestseller in South Korea, Japan, China and Indonesia, and reached a community of readers who appreciated depression and anxiety being discussed with such intimacy. Baek’s struggle with dysthymia continues in I Want to Die but I Still Want to Eat Tteokbokki. And healing is a difficult process; the inner conflict she experiences in treatment becomes more complex, more challenging. With this second book, Baek Sehee reaches out to hold the hands of all those for whom grappling with everyday despair is part of a lifelong project, part of the journey. Reader Reviews 'Important and necessary and bold ... I know this book will help others as much as the first' @suzannahslibrary 'Many of us need [this] right now' @abibeauty12 'It's an honour and a privelege to walk alongside Baek Sehee' @gabbiepoppins 'I loved hearing [her] raw and honest experiences ... and found comfort' @bethbythebook

The highly anticipated sequel to the international smash hit and social media sensation, a therapy memoir that is starkly raw and vulnerable on anxiety and depression * Glamour *
An eye-opening view into a person's most vulnerable moments in a new way * Cosmopolitan *
I Want to Die... has been a huge bestseller in Korea and will strike a chord with anyone who feels that their public life is at odds with how they really feel inside. Baek Sehee transcribes the sessions with her psychiatrist as she uncovers the root causes of her anxiety and harmful behaviours, despite the perfect picture she presents to the world * Red *
At once personal and universal, this book is about finding a path to awareness, understanding, and wisdom. * Kirkus Reviews *
A testament to the gradual nature of therapy’s cumulative healing effects, I Want to Die should resonate with anyone who eagerly transcribes every nugget of advice they get. * Buzzfeed *
With candor and humor, Baek offers readers and herself resonant moments of empathy … [I Want to Die but I Want to Eat Tteokbokki]arrives in the U.S. sensitively English-enabled by favored translator Hur. * Booklist *

ISBN: 9781526663658

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224 pages