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Adam Phillips
Adam Phillips

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  • About this Author
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Adam Phillips is the author of Winnicott; On Kissing, Tickling, and Being Bored; On Flirtation; Terrors and Experts; Monogamy; The Beast in the Nursery; Darwin?s Worms; and Promises, Promises. Formerly the principal child psychotherapist at Charing Cross Hospital in London, he lives in England.

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April 21, 2015
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The Book of Evidence, The Sea

Written by John Banville
Introduction by Adam Phillips


Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: April 21, 2015
Price: $25.95

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The Beast in the Nursery
On Curiosity and Other Appetites
Written by Adam Phillips


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $9.99

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The Beast in the Nursery
On Curiosity and Other Appetites
Written by Adam Phillips


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 30, 1999
Price: $14.00

A New York Times Notable BookIn four interrelated essays, Adam Phillips arrives at startling new insights into issues that preoccupied Freud, showing in the process that far from having lost its relevance, psychoanalysis is still one of our most incisive tools for the exploration of the human psyche and its possibilities... Read more >
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Houdini's Box
The Art of Escape
Written by Adam Phillips


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 13, 2002
Price: $15.00

In Houdini’s Box, internationally acclaimed psychoanalyst Adam Phillips analyzes four examples of escape: a young girl who hides from others by closing her eyes; a grown man pathologically incapable of maintaining a relationship; Emily Dickinson, who lived a hermit’s solitude the final twenty years of her life; and Harry Houdini, the... Read more >
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Houdini's Box
The Art of Escape
Written by Adam Phillips


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Monogamy

Written by Adam Phillips


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 30, 1999
Price: $15.00

In this sparkling, provocative collection of meditations on coupledom and its discontents, Adam Phillips manages to unsettle one of our most dearly held ideals, that of the monogamous couple, by speculating upon the impulses that most threaten it—boredom, desire, and the tempting idea that erotic fulfillment might lie elsewhere. With 121... Read more >
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Monogamy

Written by Adam Phillips


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $11.99

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