The Far Side of the Moon
Trials of My Father
A taboo-breaking book about the stigma and painful legacy of mental illness from one of our most prominent human rights lawyers, founder of Reprieve and a tireless advocate against the death penalty
From the renowned human rights lawyer and activist Clive Stafford Smith, The Far Side of the Moon is a deeply personal book about men and mental health, told through Clive's challenging relationship with his late father, and his experiences representing an acute depressive on Death Row.
Praise for The Far Side of the Moon
[A] vivid, inquiring memoir... In unpicking this history within himself, in what is a properly soul-searching book, Stafford Smith finds useful ways to ask the hardest of questions about crime and punishmentTim Adams, Observer