Admission is £35 in advance, £40 on the door, and includes a £22 copy of the publication.
Will Self will read selected texts on the evening 7.30 pm
Nineteen authors* were asked to write on the subject of addiction, obsession and compulsion. All proceeds from the sale of the resulting publication Nineteen Raptures will go to the charity RAPt (The Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust, registered charity No 1001701) who offer drug and alcohol treatment services to prisoners in UK jails.
Does She Drink Too Much?
Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Sarah Jessica Brown
Did You Grow Up With a Problem Drinker?
Memo To an Inmate Who May be an Alcoholic
Questions and Answers on Sponsorship
Just for Today
Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
A Brief Guide For Professionals
Do You Think You're Different?
Self Support, Principle and Practice
Oral Sex and HIV Transmission
For Those in Treatment
What Are You Waiting For ?
Am I an Addict?
Youth and Recovery
Getting Off Cigarettes On Your Own is Hard
The Triangle of Self Obsession
The AA Member – Medications and Other Drugs
Cover by Bella Freud
Design by Dan Biddulph
Published and edited by Neal Brown
KINDLY SUPPORTED BY
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2009
L-13 Light Industrial Workshop John Tiberi
Walther Koenig Books
Anne de Charmant
Edward M. Frazer
Sophie Molins (Chair)
The Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust (RAPt) provides abstinence based treatment and rehabilitation for men and women with chemical dependencies. It aims to reduce crime by providing specialist services in prisons and in the community that help offenders to turn their lives around. Registered Charity No 1001701 Registered Company No 2560474 Registered in the UK as a company limited by guarantee. www.rapt.org.uk
ABOUT THE PUBLICATION
Nineteen Raptures is an edition of 502 numbered copies, each containing nineteen leaflets, by nineteen different authors. Each leaflet measures 1000 x 2100 mm, portrait.
The first 52 copies of this edition are housed in a custom slipcase, with a cover design by Bella Freud. Bound by Tangerine Press.
Numbers 1 - 10 are presentation copies signed by the contributing authors
Numbers 11 - 29 are numbered presentation copies.
Numbers 30 - 52 are gift editions presented to each of the authors, cover artist, designer, and publisher’s executive, and are not for sale.
The remainder of the edition will be sealed in numbered presentation envelopes, also printed with the Bella Freud design.
Presentation set signed by the contributing authors £245 each
Presentation set £75 each
Presentation envelope set £22 each
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* IMPORTANT INFORMATION
All people, places and things mentioned in Nineteen Raptures are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Inclusion of an author in Nineteen Raptures does not, and is not intended to imply or suggest, that the author has had the condition or has been in the situation they are writing about. Inclusion of an author in Nineteen Raptures does not, and is not intended to imply or suggest that, where an author writes about a 12 step fellowship, that the author is, or has been, a member of such a fellowship.