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Lacan
Lacan
Written by Elisabeth Roudinesco
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681633
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Lacan
In Spite Of Everything
Written by Elisabeth Roudinesco


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $95.00

Jacques Lacan continues to be subject to the most extravagant interpretations. Angelic to some, he is demonic to others. To recall Lacan’s career, now that the heroic age of psychoanalysis is over, is to remember an intellectual and literary adventure that occupies a founding place in our modernity. Lacan went against... Read more >
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Lacan
Lacan
Written by Elisabeth Roudinesco
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ISBN: 9781781681626
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Lacan
In Spite Of Everything
Written by Elisabeth Roudinesco


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $24.95

Jacques Lacan continues to be subject to the most extravagant interpretations. Angelic to some, he is demonic to others. To recall Lacan’s career, now that the heroic age of psychoanalysis is over, is to remember an intellectual and literary adventure that occupies a founding place in our modernity. Lacan went against... Read more >
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Lacan
In Spite Of Everything
Written by Elisabeth Roudinesco


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $24.95

Jacques Lacan continues to be subject to the most extravagant interpretations. Angelic to some, he is demonic to others. To recall Lacan’s career, now that the heroic age of psychoanalysis is over, is to remember an intellectual and literary adventure that occupies a founding place in our modernity. Lacan went against... Read more >
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MELANIE KLEIN
MELANIE KLEIN
Written by Phyllis Grosskurth
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307832139
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MELANIE KLEIN

Written by Phyllis Grosskurth


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2013
Price: $21.99

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 >
Driving Mr. Albert
Driving Mr. Albert
Written by Michael Paterniti
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ISBN: 9780307765352
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Driving Mr. Albert
A Trip Across America with Einstein's Brain
Written by Michael Paterniti


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2013
Price: $11.99

Albert Einstein's brain floats in a Tupperware bowl in a gray duffel bag in the trunk of a Buick Skylark barreling across America. Driving the car is journalist Michael Paterniti. Sitting next to him is an eighty-four-year-old pathologist named Thomas Harvey, who performed the autopsy on Einstein in 1955 -- then... Read more >
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Out of Place
Out of Place
Written by Edward W. Said
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ISBN: 9780307829641
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Out of Place
A Memoir
Written by Edward W. Said


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2012
Price: $11.99

From one of the most important intellectuals of our time comes an extraordinary story of exile and a celebration of an irrecoverable past. A fatal medical diagnosis in 1991 convinced Edward Said that he should leave a record of where he was born and spent his childhood, and so with this... Read more >
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The Man with the Beautiful Voice
And more Stories from the Other Side of the Couch
Written by Lillian Rubin


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $16.00

Beautifully crafted stories of psychotherapy-told for the first time from the perspective of the therapist

In her long career as a psychotherapist, acclaimed author Lillian Rubin occasionally encountered patients who demanded a very special, even unorthodox, therapeutic approach. For the first time, Dr. Rubin tells the stories of her most fascinating, most... Read more >
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Adventures of an Accidental Sociologist
Adventures of an Accidental Sociologist
Written by Peter L. Berger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616143893
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Adventures of an Accidental Sociologist
How to Explain the World Without Becoming a Bore
Written by Peter L. Berger


Format: Hardcover, 264 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $26.00

Peter L. Berger is arguably the best-known American sociologist living today. Since the 1960s he has been publishing books on many facets of the American social scene, and several are now considered classics. So it may be hard to believe Professor Berger’s description of himself as an "accidental sociologist." But that... Read more >
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Adventures of an Accidental Sociologist
How to Explain the World Without Becoming a Bore
Written by Peter L. Berger


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $12.99

Peter L. Berger is arguably the best-known American sociologist living today. Since the 1960s he has been publishing books on many facets of the American social scene, and several are now considered classics. So it may be hard to believe Professor Berger’s description of himself as an "accidental sociologist." But that... Read more >
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Margaret Mead
Margaret Mead
Written by Mary Bowman-Kruhm
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ISBN: 9781616143916
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Margaret Mead
A Biography
Written by Mary Bowman-Kruhm


Format: Trade Paperback, 199 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $17.00

When Coming of Age in Samoa was published in 1928, the book quickly became a bestseller and brought its author to national prominence—a bright, young, and charismatic anthropologist named Margaret Mead. For the next five decades, Margaret Mead became the public face of anthropology in the United States, her strong personality... Read more >
Talk Softly
A Memoir
Written by Cynthia O'Neal


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $22.00

Actress and model Cynthia O'Neal was living her dream life—married to the famous stage and screen actor Patrick O’Neal, the mother of two young sons, resident of the Dakota downstairs from John Lennon, owner of the successful Ginger Man restaurant, and frequent guest at dinner parties with Leonard Bernstein and Rudolf... Read more >
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Intertwined Lives
Intertwined Lives
Written by Lois W. Banner
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ISBN: 9780307773401
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Intertwined Lives
Margaret Mead, Ruth Benedict, and Their Circle
Written by Lois W. Banner


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $13.99

A uniquely revealing biography of two eminent twentieth century American women. Close friends for much of their lives, Ruth Benedict and Margaret Mead met at Barnard College in 1922, when Mead was a student, Benedict a teacher. They became sexual partners (though both married), and pioneered in the then male-dominated discipline... Read more >
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Talk Softly
Talk Softly
Written by Cynthia O'Neal
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ISBN: 9781583229064
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Talk Softly
A Memoir
Written by Cynthia O'Neal


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $22.00

Actress and model Cynthia O'Neal was living her dream life—married to the famous stage and screen actor Patrick O’Neal, the mother of two young sons, resident of the Dakota downstairs from John Lennon, owner of the successful Ginger Man restaurant, and frequent guest at dinner parties with Leonard Bernstein and Rudolf... Read more >
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All Out!
All Out!
Written by Albert Ellis, Edited by Debbie Joffe Ellis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024521
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All Out!
An Autobiography
Written by Albert Ellis
Edited by Debbie Joffe Ellis


Format: Hardcover, 668 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2009
Price: $30.99

This candid autobiography, the last work by renowned psychologist Albert Ellis, is a tour de force of stimulating ideas, colorful descriptions of memorable people and events, and straightforward, no-nonsense talk. Ellis, the creator of one of the most successful forms of psychotherapy—Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)—recounts the memorable episodes of his... Read more >
Intertwined Lives
Intertwined Lives
Written by Lois W. Banner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679776123
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Intertwined Lives
Margaret Mead, Ruth Benedict, and Their Circle
Written by Lois W. Banner


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2004
Price: $16.95

A uniquely revealing biography of two eminent twentieth century American women. Close friends for much of their lives, Ruth Benedict and Margaret Mead met at Barnard College in 1922, when Mead was a student, Benedict a teacher. They became sexual partners (though both married), and pioneered in the then male-dominated discipline... Read more >
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The Man with the Beautiful Voice
The Man with the Beautiful Voice
Written by Lillian Rubin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807029275
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The Man with the Beautiful Voice
And More Stories from the Other Side of the Couch
Written by Lillian Rubin


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: June 15, 2004
Price: $16.00

In her long career as a psychotherapist, acclaimed author Lillian Rubin occasionally encountered patients who demanded a very special, even unorthodox, therapeutic approach. For the first time, Dr. Rubin tells the stories of her most fascinating, most challenging cases from the other side of the couch, focusing not just on the... Read more >
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