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Available now from IPBooks: Spaldeen: Poems by Henry M. Seiden

Friday, September 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Purchase and Read About: Available now from IPBooks: Spaldeen: Poems by Henry M. Seiden.

About the author:
Henry M. Seiden is a poet and a psychologist and psychoanalyst who practices in Forest Hills, New York.  His most recent book is The Motive for Metaphor: brief essays on poetry and psychoanalysis (Karnac).

Praise for Spaldeen

In Henry Seiden’s Spaldeen with its deliciously homely title, humor (witty and sometimes even groan-worthy), heartache, exhilaration, and generous insights take their turns and have their way (more…)

Books In Production from IPBooks

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

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A Brief Introduction to Sigmund Freud’s Psychoanalysis And His Enduring Legacy by Sander Abend
Click Here to Read About This Book on InternationalPsychoanalysis.net

From Cradle To Couch: Essays in Honor of the Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology of Sylvia Brody edited by Burton V. Seitler and Kim S. Kleinman
Click Here to Read About This Book on IPBooks.net (more…)

In ‘Hitler,’ an Ascent From ‘Dunderhead’ to Demagogue

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: In ‘Hitler,’ an Ascent From ‘Dunderhead’ to Demagogue By Michiko Kakutani in The New York Times on September 27, 2016.

In Puerto Rico Town, Locals Wait for Power After Massive Blackout: Was it Sabotage?

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read and View:  In Puerto Rico Town, Locals Wait for Power After Massive Blackout by Sandra Guzman on the NBC News website on september 22, 2016.

Click Here to Purchase:  Justifiable Evil by Mario j. Pabon from IPBooks.net

Trotsky’s day out

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: ‘Many of these Jews in New York knew Trotsky, he was very popular’: Trotsky’s day out: How a visit to NYC influenced the Bolshevik revolution: Author Kenneth Ackerman explores the life of the Jewish radical in the weeks leading up to the overthrow of the Russian Provisional Government by JP O’ Malley in the Times of Israel on September 19, 2016.

Review of Myths of Mighty Women

Sunday, September 18th, 2016

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We call your attention to  Dr. Nancy Kulish’s thought provoking review of Myths of Mighty Women: Their Application in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in JAPA, vol 64 August, 2016.  We invite you to comment on the myths discussed in our book and your experience with myth in life and/or in psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

Click Here to Purchase: Myths of Mighty Women edited by Arlene Kramer Richards and Lucille Spira on IPBooks.net

On th Subject of Loneliness

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

lonelinesshealthClick Here to Read:  Researchers Confront an Epidemic of Loneliness By Katie Hafner in The New York Times on September 5, 2016.

Click Here to Read: The Avalanche of Distrust by David Brooks in The New York Times on September 13, 2016,

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

A Maya Codex Found in a Cave Is Authentic, Researchers Say

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Maya Codex Found in a Cave Is Authentic, Researchers Say by Claire Voon on the HyperAllergic Website on September 13, 2016.

Detail of eye on page 6 of the Grolier Codex (photo by Michael Coe, all courtesy Brown University)

CBS News Spot on the Opening of Sigmund Freud Museum

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

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Click Here to View:  Short news story featuring Charles Brenner and Leo Stone from 1986, discussing psychoanalysis and Freud, and narration and footage of the Freud Museum in London.  (Produced by Megan Marshack, with assistance from Arnold Richards. Used with permission.)

Fed with Tears, Poisoned with Milk

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Review of Fed with Tears, Poisoned with Milk: The Nazareth Group Relations Conferences by H.Shmuel Ehrlich, Mira Erlich-Ginor and Hermann Beland Reviewed by E. James Lieberman on the MetaPsychology Reviews website.

On Coney Island, Remembering the Middle Passage

Monday, September 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: On Coney Island, Remembering the Middle Passage: For twelve years, photographer Michael Webster has attended this ceremony to remember the two million captives who died at sea by Sarah Jones on The New Republic website on September 2, 2016.

Click Here to Purchase: On the Pleasures of Owning Persons: The Hidden Face of  American Slavery: By Volney Gay

Where the Jews Aren’t

Monday, September 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Where the Jews Aren’t by book by Masha Gessen By Elaine Margolin Sepetember 2, 2016.

Heartaches & limitations: A portrait of Isaac Bashevis Singer

Sunday, September 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Heartaches & limitations: A portrait of Isaac Bashevis Singer, Parts 1 to 3
by Al Sundel on the Jewish Media Agency wesbsite on August 26, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Heartaches & limitations: A portrait of Isaac Bashevis Singer, Parts 4 & 5
by Al Sundel on the Jewish Media Agency wesbsite  on September 3, 2016.

Boadicea/ London 2016

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

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Boadicea/ London 2016: You can read about this real heroic woman and her mythical qualities in: Myths of Mighty Women: Their Application in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: Edited by Arlene Kramer Richards and Lucille Spira (Karnac Books, 2015).

Click Here to Purchase: Myths of Mighty Women: Their Application in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: Edited by Arlene Kramer Richards and Lucille Spira (Karnac Books, 2015) on IPBooks.net

Review of A Tale of Love and Darkness, by Amos Oz

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Review of A Tale of Love and Darkness, by Amos Oz, Reviewed by Merle Molofsky.

A Promised Land in the U.S.S.R.: Masha Gessen’s book about a failed Soviet experiment asks searching questions about Jewish identity

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Promised Land in the U.S.S.R.: Masha Gessen’s book about a failed Soviet experiment asks searching questions about Jewish identity by Gal Beckerman in The New Republic on August 31, 2016.

Researchers Prove Rare Mixtec Codex Is a Palimpsest

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Researchers Prove Rare Mixtec Codex Is a Palimpsest by Claire Vooon the HyperAllergic website n on August 31, 2016.

Pages 10 and 11 of the back of Codex Selden, with pages as they appear to the naked eye and images created using hyperspectral imaging to show the underlying hidden pictographic scenes (photo © Journal of Archaeological Sciences: Reports, 2016 Elsevier)

Witness Tampering: Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich crafts myths, not histories

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Witness Tampering: Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich crafts myths, not histories by Sophie Pinkham The New Republic on August 29, 2016.

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Click Here to Read: Writer’s Wednesday: Svetlana Alexievich on this Website.

The class essence of the Confederacy in the American Civil War

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The class essence of the Confederacy in the American Civil War: A further comment on Free State of Jones By Douglas Lyons on the World Socialist Web Site on August 30, 2016.

Click Here to Purchase: On the Pleasures of Owning Persons: The Hidden Face of  American Slavery: By Volney Gay

Lucian Freud: The Pitiless Eye

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Lucian Freud: The Pitiless Eye by Jenny Uglow in The New York Review of Books on August 22, 2016.

Estate of Lucian Freud/National Portrait Gallery, London/The Lucian Freud Archive. Unfinished self-portrait by Lucian Freud, circa 1980