Archive for the 'Books' Category

The Nazi Doctors

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Review of The Nazi Doctors, by Robert Jay Lifton, Reviewed by by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen in Commentary Magazine on December 2, 1986.

Fifty Shrinks: Inside New York’s therapy offices… but just how many of them actually have couches?

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Fifty Shrinks: Inside New York’s therapy offices… but just how many of them actually have couches? By Alexandra Klausner in the Dialy Mail on October 23, 2014.

Click Here to Buy:  Fifty Shrinks by Sebastian Zimmerman on IPBooks.net

Philip Roth, The Art of Fiction No. 84

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Philip Roth, The Art of Fiction No. 84 Interviewed by Hermione Lee in The Paris Review.

Werner Herzog on Creativity, Self-Reliance, Making a Living of What You Love, and How to Turn Your Ideas Into Reality

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Werner Herzog on Creativity, Self-Reliance, Making a Living of What You Love, and How to Turn Your Ideas Into Reality by Maria Popova on the Brain Pickings website.

Mended By the Muse: Creative Transformations of Trauma

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Review of Mended By the Muse: Creative Transformations of Trauma by Sophia Richman, Reviewed by Christopher Bandini on The New Books in Psychoanalysis Website on October 21, 2014.

10 Mind-Altering Philosophy Books from 2014

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  10 Mind-Altering Philosophy Books from 2014 By Jonathon Sturgeon on the Flavor Wire Website on October 14, 2014.

Nobel Prize Winner Patrick Modiano Summons the Shadow-World of Postwar French Jewry

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Nobel Prize Winner Patrick Modiano Summons the Shadow-World of Postwar French Jewry; Born by his own account of ‘the mud of the Occupation,’ the French author remains haunted, like his compatriots, by memory By Clémence Boulouque on the Tablet Website on October 20, 2014.

Patrick Modiano gives a press conference in Paris, on Oct. 9, 2014, following the announcement earlier in the day of his Nobel Literature Prize. (Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images)

Okhrana: The Paris Operations of the Russian Imperial Police

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Okhrana: The Paris Operations of the Russian Imperial Police by Ben B. Fischer History Staff Center for the Study of Intelligence on the Central Intelligence Agency Website.

Raleigh publisher rescues important Yiddish tales

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Raleigh publisher rescues important Yiddish tales by Glenn McDonald in the News and Observer on October 18, 2014.

Jacob Dinezon was a best-selling author and central figure in 19th century Yiddish literature.ARCHIVES OF YIVO INSTITUTE FOR JEWISH RESEARCH

 

Splashing through the Puddles

Monday, October 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Splashing through the Puddles: Review of The Zone of Interest by Martin Amis, Reviewed by Michael Hofmann in the London Review of Books in the October 23, 2014 Issue.

Sigmund Freud

Monday, October 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Sigmund Freud By W.H. Auden on from the Atlantic Monthly on October 6, 1952.

Doctors Tell All—and It’s Bad

Monday, October 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Doctors Tell All—and It’s Bad: A crop of books by disillusioned physicians reveals a corrosive doctor-patient relationship at the heart of our health-care crisis Meghan O’Rourke on October 14 2014.

Publishing and Jewish Life in Russia

Monday, October 20th, 2014

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Click here to Read: Publishing and Jewish Life in Russia By Richard F. Shepard in The New York Times on August 6, 1988.

Click Here to Read:  Dr. Arnold Richards’s remarks on the opening of the YIVO exhibition “Revolutions in Print: Jewish Publishing Under the Tsars and the Soviets, June 6, 1988.

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“Searching for Leaven,”  a cartoon published in Odessa in 1906.  It is included in an exhibition at YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

IPBooks Catalogue

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

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Published IPBooks

1) Basia Berman: City Within a City
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2) Sylvia Brody: Beginning to Grow: Five Studies
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3) Newell Fischer: Nine Lives: Case Histories Reflecting the Human Condition
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Hyper-Parenting, Hannah Arendt, Trauma, Simone de Beavoir, EMRs from Sasha Rolde on IP.net

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Dear Colleagues:

To recover from the doldrums of reading about Ebola and the stock market, not to mention all the world political issues, I turned to our international website this week for solace – and found it. I hope that you will too. As usual, I will give you my personal choices, followed by the entire list. Enjoy.

My choices this week are:

1) In the event that you missed it, please read the note from Arlene Kramer Richards: COWAP Conference a Success
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2) The ART category contains some fascinating pictures of the Cosmos and History through time – worth looking at!!
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Reflections on Violence by Hannah Arendt

Friday, October 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Reflections on Violence by Hannah Arendt in the New York Review of Books on July 11, 2013.

Click Here to Read: Hannah Arnedt on Philosophy Thursday on this website.

Click Here to Read: Lonely Thinking: Hannah Arendt on Film on this website

Click here to Read: Hannah Arendt and the Study of Evil With Elisabeth Young-Bruehl on this website.

Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It

Friday, October 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Review of Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It by Ian Leslie Reviewed by Hennie Weiss on the Metapsychology Reviews website.

Where Kafka, Mossad, and Yiddish meet

Friday, October 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Where Kafka, Mossad, and Yiddish meet: the Israel Library’s hidden gems. This week, the national library in Jerusalem opened its vaults for a rare glimpe at its most prized treasures. Some had not been made public in years. Others have never had public viewings By Daniel Estrin on the Haaretz website on October 14, 2014.

A library official shows a 13th-century German prayer book containing the earliest evidence of the Yiddish language, at Israel’s National Library in Jerusalem. Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. Photo by AP

The Trauma of Everyday Life by Mark Epstein

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:Review of The Trauma of Everyday Life bu Mark Epstein, Reviewdf by by Anne Wennerstrand pm thee Mew Books in Psychoanalysis website on October 13, 2014.

Martin Amis and Howard Jacobson Get the Holocaust Backwards, From Different Angles

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Martin Amis and Howard Jacobson Get the Holocaust Backwards, From Different Angles New novels answer Irving Howe’s question: Can we accept aesthetic pleasure in a book about the Shoah? By Adam Kirsch on The Tablet Website on October 8, 2014.