Archive for the 'Obituaries' Category

Oliver Sacks Dies at 82; Neurologist and Author Explored the Brain’s Quirks

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read and View: Oliver Sacks Dies at 82; Neurologist and Author Explored the Brain’s Quirks By Gregory Cowles in The New York Times on August 30, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Oliver Sacks, doctor of ‘Awakenings’ and poet laureate of medicine, dies at 82 By Emily Langer in the Washington Post on August 30, 2015.

Click Here to Read and Listen to:  Oliver Sacks, Neurologist and Author Who Explored Music’s Impact on Brain, Dies at 82 By Sophie Varon on the WQXR website on August 30, 2015.
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E. L. Doctorow Dies at 84; Literary Time Traveler Stirred Past Into Fiction

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: E. L. Doctorow Dies at 84; Literary Time Traveler Stirred Past Into Fiction by Bruce Weber in The New York Times on July 21, 2015.

E. L. Doctorow poses for a portrait in the Knickerbocker restaurant in Greenwich Village in 2000. CreditRuth Fremson/The New York Times

Charles Winick, Author Who Challenged Views on Drugs and Gender, Dies at 92

Monday, July 13th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Charles Winick, Author Who Challenged Views on Drugs and Gender, Dies at 92 by Sam Roberts in The New York Times on July 12, 2015.

Nicholas Winton, Rescuer of 669 Children From Holocaust, Dies at 106

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Nicholas Winton, Rescuer of 669 Children From Holocaust, Dies at 106 By Robert D. McFadden in The New York Times on July 1, 2015.

A family picture of Nicholas Winton with one of the hundreds of Jewish children whose lives he saved during World War II. PRESS ASSOCIATION, VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS

Remembering Janet Hadda Whose Spirit and Scholarship Endure

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Remembering Janet Hadda Whose Spirit and Scholarship Endure by David G. Roskies on the Jewish Daily Forward website on June 24, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Biographer of I.B. Singer, Dies at 69 on the Jewish Daily Forward Website on June 24, 2015

James Grotstein, MD 1925 – 2015

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Review of Who Is the Dreamer, Who Dreams the Dream?: A Study of Psychic Presences by James Grotstein, Reviewed by Gerald Garguilo in Gerald Garguilo’s website. It was first published in The Psychoanalytic Review.

Click Here to Read: Dr. James S. Grotstein Obituary in the Los Angeles Times on June 2, 2015.

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Jewish refugee who became an eminent cultural historian Peter Gay: June 20th, 1923 – May 12th, 2015

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Jewish refugee who became an eminent cultural historian Peter Gay: June 20th, 1923 – May 12th, 2015 on the Irish Times website on May 22, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Peter Gay, Historian Who Explored Social History of Ideas, Dies at 91 By William Grimes in The New York Times on May 12, 2015.

 

Robert Wistrich 1945-2015

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: SPME Mourns the Loss of Robert Wistrich on the Scholars for Peace in the Middle East Website.

Click Here to Read: Robert Wistrich: In Memoriam on the Algemeinenr website on May 20, 2015.

Peter Gay, Historian Who Explored Social History of Ideas, Dies at 91

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Peter Gay, Historian Who Explored Social History of Ideas, Dies at 91 By William Grimes in The New York Times on May 12, 2015.

Theodore B. Cohen 1923-2015

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Theodore B. Cohen, 92, of Narberth, psychoanalyst by Bonnie L. Cook Philadelphia Inquirer on April 28, 2015.

Eli Sagan 1928-2015

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Eli Sagan Obituary in The New York Times on April 28, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Eli Sagan on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Eli Sagan, Freud and Morality Letter To the Editor of the New York Times by Dorothy Dinnerstein on June 12, 1988. (more…)

Ann Appelbaum

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Click Here to Read:  Ann Appelbaum: Paid Notice: Deaths Notice in the New York Times on March 13, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Brantley vs. Shaw: In the Matter of Mrs. Warren’s Profession by Ann Appelbaum on this Website.

Click Here to Read: Review of Latency by Charles Sarnoff, Reviewed by Ann Appelbaum, in Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic Volume 42, #2 March 1978

 

Robert Langs 1929-2015

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

 

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Click Here to Read:  Psychoanalysis and Science: Some Unrecognized But Critical Considerations by Robert Langs, M.D.

Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysts on the Couch: Evolved Archetypal Sources of Analytic Intransigence by Robert Lang.

Click Here to Read: Integrating the Two Paradigms of Psychoanalysis by Robert Langs, M.D. (more…)

LEONARD NIMOY: 1931-2015 by Harvey Roy Greenberg

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

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LEONARD NIMOY: 1931-2015

Leonard Nimoy had enjoyed reasonable success before taking on the role of Lieutenant Commander Spock, the Vulcan science officer of Star Trek’s USS Enterprise. Nimoy’s performance in the 1964 pilot was not particularly auspicious, chiefly because of inauspicious scripting.. He played a minor role, and few of Spock’s famous signatures were evident except for his oversized elfin ears. (more…)

On The Passing of Fred Sander (from IPBooks)

Friday, March 27th, 2015

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by Lawrence L. Schwartz

In honor of the passing of Fred Sander, one IPBooks’ first and favorite authors, We would like to again feature his book, Created in Our Own Images.com.

My own personal contact with Fred spanned the better part of a year in 2010 as the production manager and typesetter for this book. I found him always to be warm, enthusiastic, and welcoming with a fun-loving spirit, and open to discussing ideas as we shared several articles and links along the way–and some long phone conversations–whether relating tangentially to the book, or at times just for fun.

This book brought to light a long-forgotten comedy by W.S. Gilbert (of Gilbert & Sullivan fame) not published or produced since 1898, namely . . .

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Albert Maysles 1927-2015

Monday, March 9th, 2015

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Click Here to View: “Psychiatry in Russia” “Albert Maysles” 1955 on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: Albert Maysles, Pioneering Documentarian, Dies at 88 By Anita Gates in The New York Times on March 6, 2015

Click Here to Read: Cold War in Psychiatry: Human Factors, Secret Actors on this website.

Joshua Fishman, Yiddishist and Linguistics Pioneer, Dies at 88

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Joshua Fishman, Yiddishist and Linguistics Pioneer, Dies at 88 By Jordan Kutzik on the Jewish Daily Forward Web Site on March 4, 2015.

A version of this piece appeared in Yiddish here.

Leonard Nimoy’s Mame-loshn: A Yiddish Story

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Leonard Nimoy’s Mame-loshn: A Yiddish Story on the Yiddish Book Center website.

Pearl King obituary: Psychoanalyst who was able to free individuals and institutions from conflict

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Pearl King obituary: Psychoanalyst who was able to free individuals and institutions from conflict by Ken Robinson on The Guardian Website on February 5, 2015.

Martin Bergmann died one year ago on January 22nd, 2014

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Martin Bergmann Memorial 3-9-2014 on this website.

Click Here to Read:  A Note by Michael Bergmann about the year since his father’s passing.

Click Here to Read: In response to my 100th birthday by Martin Bergmann on this website. (more…)