<u>I Had a Black Dog.</u> The most fantastic book for anyone who has had depession, is having problems, knows someone with depression, or has no idea about it, it is an absolute must read. Short and to the point, the author Matthew Johnstone externalises his depression in the form of a 'Black Dog', the term Winston Churchill used to describe his illness. I am currently stuggling with depression and am off work with it. Everything I have wanted to say to people to describe my illness is in the book, with uplifting and inspiring descriptions to help us find hope and learn to manage the illness that is the Black Dog. "Having a Black Dog in your life isn't so much about feeling a bit down, sad or blue. At its worst, it's about being devoid of feeling all together." Everyone can get something out of this book.