Wellmania by Brigid Delaney | Black Inc.

Brigid Delaney is the queen of calamity and a fearless, sane guide into the bizarre heart of our modern obsessions. This will make you groan in horror as much as it’ll make you laugh out loud.
—Benjamin Law

Wellmania: Misadventures in the Search for Wellness

Awards for Wellmania

‘You'll never think about how to keep healthy, fit and well in the same way again.’ —Qantas Magazine

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About the author

Brigid Delaney

Brigid Delaney is the author of WellmaniaThis Restless LifeWild Things and a book explaining Stoic philosophy – Reasons Not to Worry

She has worked as a columnist and journalist …

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Praise for Wellmania

‘A bloody entertaining read that leaves you wondering whether you want to do yoga and meditation or get mindlessly drunk and despair at the state of the world. Basically I wish that I’d written it.’ —Judith Lucy

‘At last! A funny, well-written work of first-person gonzo reportage concerning all the health and serenity treatments you've ever been too feeble personally to undertake. Think of this book as an entertaining semi-colonic.’ —Annabel Crabb

‘Her search is earnest, and she’s game for just about anything, but Delaney is also unflinching in her examination of the darker side of the wellness industry’ —Jenni Kauppi, Books+Publishing

Wellmania is a thoughtful and thoroughly entertaining guide for those who are either curious about or confounded by the wellness industry.’ —iBooks, Best of July 2017

‘A sweet and funny memoir’ —Nicole Mowbray, Metro

‘You'll never think about how to keep healthy, fit and well in the same way again.’ —Qantas Magazine