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The Culture of Criticism What do we owe the Enlightenment?

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Culture of Criticism What do we owe the Enlightenment? By Jacob Soll on the New Republic Website on May 20th 2015.

Who Influenced America’s Greatest Writers?

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Who Influenced America’s Greatest Writers? by David S. Wolf on the Daily Beast website on May 18, 2015.

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Five hundred new fairytales discovered in Germany

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Five hundred new fairytales discovered in Germany: Collection of fairytales gathered by historian Franz Xaver von Schönwerth had been locked away in an archive in Regensburg for over 150 years by Victoria Sussens-Messerer on The Guardian website on March 5, 2012.

Science and Culture: Using fiction to make the case for basic research

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Science and Culture: Using fiction to make the case for basic research Review of Jellyfish Have Eyes by Joram Piatigorsky, Reviewed by Joel Shurkin i PNAS Journal vol. 112 no. 14 4185–4186.

Pharmageddon is the story of a tragedy

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Pharmageddon is the story of a tragedy by Dr. David Healy on his website.

‘We hear and we disobey’ Review of Two Books by David Nirenberg

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

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‘We hear and we disobey’ byCarlos Fraenkel

Anti-Judaism: The History of a Way of Thinkingby David Nirenberg Head of Zeus, 624 pp, £25.00, July 2013, ISBN 978 1 78185 113 5.

Neighbouring Faiths: Christianity, Islam and Judaism in the Middle Ages and Today
by David Nirenberg Chicago, 320 pp, £31.50, October 2014, ISBN 978 0 226 16893 7

In scope and ambition David Nirenberg’s Anti-Judaism: The History of a Way of Thinking is (more…)

IPBooks Titles available from Karnac

Monday, May 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Encounters with Loneliness: Only the Lonely Edited by Arlene K. Richards, Lucille Spira, and Aurthhur A. Lynch.

Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis: Listening to Understand by Arlene K. Richards.

Myth of the Mighty Woman from Karnac Books

Monday, May 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Myths of Mighty Women: Their Application in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy edited by Arlene Kramer Richards and Lucille Spira on the Karnac Books website.

A German Generation

Monday, May 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Review of: An Experiential History of the Twentieth Century  by Thomas Kohut, Reviewed by Anna Fishzon on October 6, 2014.

For Reviewers, How Close Is Too Close?

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: For Reviewers, How Close Is Too Close? by Margaret Sullivan in The New York Times on May 16, 2015.

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The Pilgrimage of Malcolm X

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Pilgrimage of Malcolm X, Review of:  The Autobiography of Malcolm X with the assistance of Alex Haley and Malcolm X Speaks edited by George Breitman Reviewed by I.F. Stone in The New York Review of Books  in the November 11, 1965 Issue.

What Really Happened: Writing a Memoir

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

Dickstein_Morris,jpgClick Here to Read: What Really Happened: Writing a Memoir By Morris Dickstein on LA Review of Books website on May 16, 2015.

Click Here to Read: The Reformation of Morris Dickstein: For Author and Scholar, More Than One Way To Be Jewish on the Tablet Website on April 4, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Other posts on Morris Dickstein on this website.

‘On the Move,’ by Oliver Sacks

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: ‘On the Move,’ by Oliver Sacks, Reviewed By Andrew Solomon in The New York Times on May 11, 2015.

Click Here to Read: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks on the Freud Quotes blog.

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. (more…)

Launch of New COWAP Books at the IPA Boston Congress

Friday, May 15th, 2015

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HOLD THIS DATE: IPA Conference: Boston, Saturday 25 July from 12.45-13.45
And Join Us for a Toast

LAUNCH of New COWAP ( Committee on Women and Psychoanalysis ) Books including:

HOMOSEXUALITIES: Psychogenesis, Polymorphism, and Countertransference
Elda Abrevaya and Frances Thomson-Salo (editors)

MYTHS OF MIGHTY WOMEN: Their Application in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Arlene Kramer Richards and Lucille Spira (editors)

MEDEA: Myth and Unconscious Fantasy
Esa Roos (editor)

Speakers: Frances Thomson-Salo, Elda Abrevaya and Esa Roos and others

Coming Soon from IPBooks: Below the Line in Beijing by Richard Seldin

Friday, May 15th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Below the Line in Beijing by Richard Seldin on IPBook.net

In an exciting  new novel, soon to be released by IPBooks, Richard Seldin takes the reader on an inwardly  intense, psychoanalytically-charged, and outwardly globe-spanning journey.

In this strikingly imaginative and unique exploration of love, psychoanalysis, and male sexuality, the protagonist must struggle with a deteriorating marriage, the loss of his ability to speak English, a philandering doppelganger, and disorienting fantasies about hooking-up with young women.

Without apparent cause, the novel’s protagonist, a 61-year-old attorney and former track star, awakens at home in Baltimore next to his wife, suddenly unable to speak.  He questions whether this sudden (more…)

Science and Writing: Living in the Real World by Joram Piatigorsky

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Science and Writing: Living in the Real World by Joram Piatigorsky on his blog on May 11, 2015.

Why I Never Wrote About My Patients

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Why I Never Wrote About My Patients By Lisa Gornick in The New York Times on May 12, 2015.

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks

Monday, May 11th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks on the Freud Quotes blog.

The Killing of Osama bin Laden

Monday, May 11th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Killing of Osama bin Laden by Seymour M. Hersh on the London Review of Books website in Volume 37, No 10 May 21, 2015.

Bellow After Death

Monday, May 11th, 2015

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by Gary Shteyngart in the New York Review of Books on May 10, 2015.