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Freud for Beginners

Written by Richard Appignanesi and Oscar Zarate


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: July 15, 2003
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-71460-3 (0-375-71460-X)

The Beginner Books—“Their cartoon format and irreverent wit make difficult ideas accessible and entertaining.” —Newsday

Everything you need to know about neurosis, libido, ego, and id—but somehow it slipped your mind.

Freud for Beginners is a perfect introduction to the life and thought of the man whose discovery of psychoanalysis revolutionized our attitudes... Read more >

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The Bonds of Love
Psychoanalysis, Feminism, & the Problem of Domination
Written by Jessica Benjamin


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: July 12, 1988
Price: $15.96
ISBN: 978-0-394-75730-8 (0-394-75730-0)

Noted feminist theorist and psychoanalyst Jessica Benjamin shows how domination is a complex psychological process which ensnares both parties in bonds of complicity, and underlies our family life, our social institutions, and especially our sexual relations, despite our conscious commitment to equality and freedom.

"An amazingly lucid account of the... Read more >
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Freud and Man's Soul
An Important Re-Interpretation of Freudian Theory
Written by Bruno Bettelheim


Format: Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 12, 1983
Price: $13.00
ISBN: 978-0-394-71036-5 (0-394-71036-3)

One of the most famous living psychiatrists argues that mistranslation has grossly distorted Freud's work and meaning in English and "led students to see a system intended to cooperate flexibly with individual needs as a set of rigid rules to be applied by external authority.'' Read more >

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Freud's Vienna & Other Essays

Written by Bruno Bettelheim


Format: Trade Paperback, 308 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 2, 1991
Price: $19.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-73188-7 (0-679-73188-1)

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An Elementary Textbook of Psychoanalysis

Written by Charles Brenner


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 10, 1974
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-09884-7 (0-385-09884-7)

In the forty years since its original publication, this book has become a standard introduction to the fundamentals of psychoanalytic theory for students and interested laypeople alike. Revised to clarify and refine concepts, this edition features two additional chapters-one on the effects of psychic conflict on normal mental functioning, and another... Read more >

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The Doctor and the Soul
From Psychotherapy to Logotherapy
Written by Viktor E. Frankl


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 12, 1986
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-394-74317-2 (0-394-74317-2)

In this expanded edition of his classic work, internationally known Viennese psychiatrist Viktor E. Frankl sets forth the principles of existential psychiatry.  Frankl holds that man's search for meaning in existence is a primary facet of his being; if the search is unrequited, it leads to neurosis. The role of the therapist... Read more >
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The Basic Writings of Sigmund Freud

Written by Sigmund Freud
Translated by A.A. Brill


Format: Hardcover, 992 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 10, 1995
Price: $26.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-60166-1 (0-679-60166-X)

Translated, edited, and with an Introduction by A.A. Brill. This edition includes six of Freud's classic works: Psychopathology of Everyday Life, The Interpretation of Dreams, Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex, Wit and Its Relation to the Unconscious, Totem and Taboo, and The History of the Psychoanalytic Movement. Read more >
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The Interpretation of Dreams

Written by Sigmund Freud


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 22, 1994
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-60121-0 (0-679-60121-X)

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Moses and Monotheism

Written by Sigmund Freud


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 12, 1955
Price: $10.95
ISBN: 978-0-394-70014-4 (0-394-70014-7)

Freud's speculations on various aspects of religion where he explains various characteristics of the Jews in their relations with the Christians. Read more >

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Totem and Taboo
Resemblances Between the Psychic Lives of Savages and Neurotics
Written by Sigmund Freud


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 12, 1960
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-394-70124-0 (0-394-70124-0)

In this brilliant exploratory attempt (originally written in 1912-1913) to extend the analysis for the individual psyche to the analysis for the individual psyche to society and culture, Freud laid the lines for much of his later thought. Basing his investigations on the findings of anthropologists, Freud found that primitive societies... Read more >
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Sickened
The True Story of a Lost Childhood
Written by Julie Gregory


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 28, 2004
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-553-38197-9 (0-553-38197-0)

Munchausen By Proxy (MBP), a psychiatric disorder in which a person (almost always the mother) invents or induces symptoms in her child in order to attract the interest and attention of medical professionals, is an oft-misunderstood and seldomly discussed affliction.

In Sickened, Julie Gregory has written a powerful and searing memoir of... Read more >
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MELANIE KLEIN

Written by Phyllis Grosskurth


Format: eBook, 528 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 11, 2013
Price: $21.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-83213-9 (0-307-83213-9)

Until recently underestimated in America, Melanie Klein was a leading figure in psychoanalytic circles from the 1920s until her death in 1960. Parent of object-relations theory, she saw the development of children, and of the female in particular, in a way that was both an extension of and a challenge to... Read more >

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The Age of Insight
The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present
Written by Eric Kandel


Format: Hardcover, 656 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $40.00
ISBN: 978-1-4000-6871-5 (1-4000-6871-1)

A brilliant book by Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel, The Age of Insight takes us to Vienna 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind—our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions—and how mind and brain relate to... Read more >
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The Forgiving Self
The Road from Resentment to Connection
Written by Robert Karen, Ph.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 8, 2003
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-48874-7 (0-385-48874-2)

Why do we harden our hearts, even against those we want to love? Why do we find it so hard to admit being wrong? Why are the worst grudges the ones we hold against ourselves? Using movies, people in the news, and sessions from his practice, psychologist and award- winning author... Read more >
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A Most Dangerous Method
The Story of Jung, Freud, and Sabina Spielrein
Written by John Kerr


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 2, 1994
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-73580-9 (0-679-73580-1)

In 1907 Sigmund Freud and Carl Gustav Jung began what promised to be a momentous collaboration and deep friendship. Six years later they were bitter antagonists, locked in a struggle that was as much personal and emotional as it was theoretical and professional. Between them stood Sabina Spierlrein, who had had... Read more >
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Of Two Minds
An Anthropologist Looks at American Psychiatry
Written by T.M. Luhrmann


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 14, 2001
Price: $17.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-74493-1 (0-679-74493-2)

With sharp and soulful insight, T. R. Luhrmann examines the world of psychiatry, a profession which today is facing some of its greatest challenges from within and without, as it continues to offer hope to many.

At a time when mood-altering drugs have revolutionized the treatment of the mentally ill and HMO’s... Read more >
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Psychoanalysis

Written by Janet Malcolm


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 12, 1982
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-394-71034-1 (0-394-71034-7)

Through an intensive study of "Aaron Green,'' a Freudian analyst in New York City, New Yorker writer Janet Malcolm reveals the inner workings of psychoanalysis.

"Malcolm provides an elegant, precise summary of the history and development of Freud's ideas...She has drawn a provocative portrait of one physician in Freud's impossible profession."--Jean Strouse... Read more >
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The Purloined Clinic
Selected Writings
Written by Janet Malcolm


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 2, 1993
Price: $19.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-74810-6 (0-679-74810-5)

The Purloined Clinic is a retrospective of essays, reviews, and reports that reflect the range and depth of Janet Malcolm's engagement with psychology, criticism, art, and literature.

She examines aspects of “that absurdist collaboration,” the psychoanalytic dialogue, from which come “small, stray sell recognitions that no other human relationship yields, brought forward... Read more >
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Eros and Civilization
A Philosophical Inquiry into Freud
Written by Herbert Marcuse


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: September 15, 1974
Price: $24.00
ISBN: 978-0-8070-1555-1 (0-8070-1555-5)

In this classic work, Herbert Marcuse takes as his starting point Freud’s statement that civilization is based on the permanent subjugation of the human instincts, his reconstruction of the prehistory of mankind - to an interpretation of the basic trends of western civilization, stressing the philosophical and sociological implications.

“A philosophical critique... Read more >

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An Anatomy of Addiction
Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug, Cocaine
Written by Howard Markel


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 3, 2012
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-1-4000-7879-0 (1-4000-7879-2)

Acclaimed medical historian Howard Markel traces the careers of two brilliant young doctors—Sigmund Freud, neurologist, and William Halsted, surgeon--showing how their powerful addictions to cocaine shaped their enormous contributions to psychology and medicine.

When Freud and Halsted began their experiments with cocaine in the 1880s, neither they, nor their colleagues, had any... Read more >
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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
ISBN: 978-0-375-70047-7 (0-375-70047-1)

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
ISBN: 978-0-375-70623-3 (0-375-70623-2)

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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Monogamy

Written by Adam Phillips


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 30, 1999
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-77617-8 (0-679-77617-6)

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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Freud: Conflict and Culture
Essays on His Life, Work, and Legacy
Edited by Michael Roth


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 9, 2000
Price: $18.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-77292-7 (0-679-77292-8)

In Freud: Conflict and Culture, Michael S. Roth presents eithgteen essays on the man who has become, in W.H. Auden's phrase, "a whole climate of opinion."

This fascinating collections explores Freud's work, the absorption of his theories into mainstream culture, and his hotly contested legacy. Oliver Sacks demonstrates how Freud's early... Read more >

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Fin-De-Siecle Vienna
Politics and Culture
Written by Carl E. Schorske


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 12, 1980
Price: $24.00
ISBN: 978-0-394-74478-0 (0-394-74478-0)

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

This is Schorske's magnificent revelation of turn-of-the-century Vienna where out of a crisis of political and social disintegration so much of modern art and thought was born.

"Not only is it a splendid exploration of several aspects of early modernism in their political context; it is an... Read more >
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