Archive for the 'Books' Category

The Biology of Being Good to Others

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Biology of Being Good to Others: Review of
Does Altruism Exist?: Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others
by David Sloan Wilson, Reviewed by H. Allen Orr in The New York Review of Books in the March 19, 2015 Issue.

Freud’s Interpretation of Dreams

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

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Click Here to Listen To:  Freud’s Interpretation of Dreams podcast on the BBC Witness Website.

Lithuania’s Lost Jewish Archives Come to Life Online

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Lithuania’s Lost Jewish Archives Come to Life Online By Vaidotas Beniusis in The Jakarta Globe on March 2, 2015.

An archivist prepares an archive document of the Yivo Institute for Jewish Research for digitilizing in Lithuanian Central State Archive in Vilnius on Jan. 26, 2015. (AFP Photo/Petras Malukas)

Lured by Literature

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Lured by Literature: So intoxicated in 1968 by the counterculture’s energies, Dickstein suggests adding ‘The Story of O’ to Columbia’s core curriculum By Edward Rothstein in the Wall Street Journal on February 25, 2015,

Click Here to Read: Review of Why Not Say What Happened,’ by Morris Dickstein, Reviewed by Susie Linfield in The New York Times on February. 27, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Review of: Why Not Say What Happened: A Sentimental Education by Morris Dickstein, Reviewed by Bill Brennan on the Jewish Books Website.

Siri Hustvedt in Conversation with Paul Auster

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

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Click Here to View: Siri Hustvedt in Conversation with Paul Auster at the Strand Book Store on YouTube.

All The Yiddish That’s Fit To Print in Easthampton, Massachusetts

Friday, February 27th, 2015

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Click Here To Read:  All The Yiddish That’s Fit To Print in Easthampton, Massachusetts: ‘Hot Lead Shop’ Is Rarity in Internet Age By Dan Friedman in The Jewish Daily Forward on February 25, 2015.

Writer’s Wednesday: D.H. Lawrence

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: D.H. Lawrence on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: D.H. Lawrence Biography Poet, Playwright, Author, Journalist (1885–1930) on the Biography.com Website.

Click Here to Read: The Deep End: A new life of D. H. Lawrence. by Benjamin Kunkel In The New Yorker in the December 19, 2005 Issue.

Click Here to Read: The trial of Lady Chatterley’s Lover: No other jury verdict has had such a profound social impact as the acquittal of Penguin Books in the Lady (more…)

Illusions of a Future: Psychoanalysis and the Biopolitics of Desire

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Review of Kate Schechter 2014 ‘Illusions of a Future: Psychoanalysis and the Biopolitics of Desire’ Reviewed by Justin Clemens on the Society and Space Website.

Picking Up a Memoir of Madness: ‘He Wanted the Moon’ Is an Extraordinary Effort to Chronicle Bipolar Disease

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Picking Up a Memoir of Madness: ‘He Wanted the Moon’ Is an Extraordinary Effort to Chronicle Bipolar Disease by By Mimi Baird, with Eve Claxton, in The New York Times on February 23, 2015.

John Stuart Mill’s relationships, his “mental crisis,” and the writing of The Subjection of Women

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: John Stuart Mill’s relationships, his “mental crisis,” and the writing of The Subjection of Women by Şule Özler, Ph.D. and Pys.D. on the  UCLA website.

‘The Evil Hours,’ by David J. Morris

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  ‘The Evil Hours,’ by David J. Morris, Reviewed by Jennifer Percy in The New York Times on February 20, 2015.

Strangers in the Mirror Podcast with Oliver Sacks

Monday, February 23rd, 2015


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Click Here to Listen to:  Strangers in the Mirror Podcast with Oliver Sacks on the Radio Lab website on June 15, 2010.

Click Here to Read: Oliver Sacks on this website.

Click Here to Read: A Brain With a Heart on this website.

Click Here to Read: My Own Life: Oliver Sacks on Learning He Has Terminal Cancer on this website. (more…)

Empty Ideas: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Empty Ideas: A Critique of  Analytic Philosophy  by Peter Unger , Reviewed by Timothy Williamson in The Times Literary Supplement on January 16 2015.

Click Here to Read: Empty Ideas: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy by Peter Unger, Reviewed by Katherine Hawley, University of St Andrews on the University of Notre Dame Website on December 25, 2014. (more…)

Scientist, Spy, Genius: Who Was Bruno Pontecorvo?

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Scientist, Spy, Genius: Who Was Bruno Pontecorvo? Review of: Half-Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy by Frank Close, Reviewed by Freeman Dyson in The New York Review of Books in the March 5, 2015 Issue.

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Esther Freud’s stories give order to the chaotic past of a house, a novel and its author

Friday, February 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Esther Freud’s stories give order to the chaotic past of a house, a novel and its author by Fiona Gruber on the Sydney Morning Herald website on February 21, 2015.

Lacan: An Exchange: Fritz Fleischmann and Stuart Schneiderman, reply by Richard Wollheim

Friday, February 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Lacan: An Exchange: Fritz Fleischmann and Stuart Schneiderman, reply by Richard Wollheim in The New York Review of Books on in the April 5, 1979 Issue.

A Writer Expresses His ‘Discontent’ With Civilization

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: A Writer Expresses His ‘Discontent’ With Civilization by Michael Schaub on the NPR Books website on February 18, 2015.

The Freud Project: On Dreams

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Freud Project: On Dreams on the Irish Medical Times Website on February 18, 2015,

Cold War in Psychiatry: Human Factors, Secret Actors

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Cold War in Psychiatry: Human Factors, Secret Actors By Robert van Voren on the VDDB Library website.

Writer’s Wednesday: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

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Click Here To Read: Fyodor Dostoyevsky on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: When Dickens met Dostoevsky by Eric Naiman in the Times Literary Supplement on April 10, 2013.

Click Here to Read: Dostoevsky and psychoanalysis – psychiatry in 19th-century literature by Ruth Yvonne Pavlovic and Alexandar Mido Pavlovic on the BJPsych Website on March 1, 2012. (more…)