Archive for the 'Books' Category

Overthrowing The Czar Was Great For The Jews, Until It Wasn’t

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Overthrowing The Czar Was Great For The Jews, Until It Wasn’t 100 candles for the Russian revolution BY Jonathan Mark in the New York Jewish Week website on December 12, 2017.

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Why Freud Matters: Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud, and the Skeptical Humanist Tradition

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Why Freud Matters: Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud, and the Skeptical Humanist Tradition by Raymond Barglow on the Skeptics website.

Click Here to Purchase: The Interwoven Lives of Sigmund, Anna and W. Ernest Freud by Daniel Benveniste on IPBooks.net

The Surprising Effects of Loneliness on Health

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Surprising Effects of Loneliness on Health By Jane E. Brody in The New York Times on December 11, 2017.

Click Here to Purchase:  Encounters with Loneliness: Only the Lonely edited by Arlene Kramer Richards,   Lucille Spira, and Arthur A. Lynch from IPBooks.net

The Trump syndrome and its impact

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Trump syndrome and its impact: A psychiatric probe (Book Review) IANS on the Business Standard website on December 12, 2017.

How Novels Help You Grieve

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  How Novels Help You Grieve: Works of fiction can reconnect us with deep emotional experiences By Fred Griffin, MD on the American Psychoanalytic Association Unplugged blog on the Psychology Today blogs on December 11, 2017.

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Phyllis Skoy Reading Myopia: A Memoir at American Sephardi Federation

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Wednesday, December 13
7:30pm
Myopia: A Memoir
Presented by American Sephardi Federation
Book Talk
In her recently published memoir, Myopia, we learn about the life of the novelist. Phyllis M. Skoy lives with her husband and Australian cattle dog in Placitas, New Mexico where she settled after living on the Upper West Side of Manhattan for many years.
Tickets: Free, reservations required
Click Here to Register

Click Here to Purchase: Myopia, A Memoir by Phyllis Skoy

The Songs of Trees: A Biologist’s Lyrical Ode to How Relationships Weave the Fabric of Life

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Songs of Trees: A Biologist’s Lyrical Ode to How Relationships Weave the Fabric of Life: “We cannot step outside life’s songs. This music made us; it is our nature.” BY Maria Popova on the Brain Pickings website.

A Last Glimpse Into the Mind of Oliver Sacks

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  A Last Glimpse Into the Mind of Oliver Sacks By Nicloe Krauss in The New York Times on December 4, 2017.

Coming Soon from IPBooks: A Path with No Name: A Collection of Poetry and Painting by Mali Mann

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Click Here to Read About:  A Path With No Name on IPBooks.net

Love and letters in a Bloomsbury triangle

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Love and letters in a Bloomsbury triangle: Dora Carrington’s ménage à trois was at the heart of the Bloomsbury story, as her vivid correspondence makes clear by Paul Levy on the Spectator website on December 9, 2017,

The Three Times of the Law by Alain Didier-Weill at Après-Coup

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association presents BOOK PRESENTATION
The Three Times of the Law by Alain Didier-Weill, Translated by Andrew Weller, Agincourt Press, The Seahorse Imprint, 2017
Saturday, December 16, 2017, 10:30 am -1:00 pm, The School of Visual Arts, 136 West 21st Street, New York, NY
With the participation of: Marco Antonio Coutinho Jorge, Mark Stafford, Jean-Michel Vives, Martin Winn

What is there in language that is so dreadful that, most often, man assents to it only in order to chatter rather than to speak? This book proposes a radically novel approach to the enigma (more…)

The Ruined House by Ruby Namdar at the Center For Jewish History

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DECEMBER @ the Center for Jewish History

Thursday, December 7
7 pm
The Ruined House by Ruby Namdar
Presented by American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History & 14th Street Y
Book Launch
Book talk to launch and celebrate the new English translation of Ruby Namdar’s award winning “The Ruined House” from Hebrew. Talk featuring Ruby Namdar and Liel Leibowitz (Tablet Magazine).
Tickets: $10 general; $5 AJHS/CJH/14th Street Y members, seniors, students; $12 at the door
Link: http://programs.cjh.org/event/the-ruined-house-2017-12-07

Ku Klux Klambakes

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Ku Klux Klambakes by Adam Hochschild in the New York Review of Books in the December 7, 2017 Issue.

Primo Levi on the Spiritual Value of Science and How Space Exploration Brings Humanity Closer Together

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Primo Levi on the Spiritual Value of Science and How Space Exploration Brings Humanity Closer Together by Maria Popova on the Brain Picking website.

After the Offense: Thoughts on Forgiveness

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Chapter 12: After the Offense: Thoughts on Forgiveness by Donald Moss from the book: At War with the Obvious by Donald Moss (Routledge, 2017).

 

 

Beyond the Pleasure Principle by Sigmund Freud

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Beyond the Pleasure Principle by Sigmund Freud Reviewed by Michael Larson on the MetaPsychology Reviews website on Mar 13th 2012 (Volume 16, Issue 11).

Unearthed Raymond Chandler Story Rebukes U.S. Health Care System

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Unearthed Raymond Chandler Story Rebukes U.S. Health Care System by Matthew Haag in The New York Times on November 22, 2017.

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The Golden Age of the Illustrated Book Dust Jacket

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Golden Age of the Illustrated Book Dust Jacket: The Illustrated Dust Jacket, 1920-1970 chronicles the rise of the book dust jacket from disposable object to a creative platform for publishing design by Allison Meier on the HyperAllergic website on November 22, 3017.

Cover to Myopia: A Memior by Phyllis M Skoy, designed by Kathy Kovacic.
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Big Money Rules

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Big Money Rules by Diane Ravitch on the New York Review of Books website in the December 7, 2017 Issue.

Amazing Discoveries in New Treasure Trove of Holocaust Documents

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Amazing Discoveries in New Treasure Trove of Holocaust Documents Posted by Nathan Glover on the World Religion News website on November 20, 2017.

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