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A daughter seeks help, fictional or nonfictional, to patch up a difficult relationship with her mother
Q: I don’t know how to manage my relationship with my mother. Can you recommend any books, fiction or nonfiction, which deal with fraught mother-and-daughter bonds?
Anonymous, 40, Buckinghamshire
A: Kate Kellaway, Observer writer and critic, says:
Reading about dysfunctional mother/daughter relationships can be soothing when struggling with a difficult relationship of your own.