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Wolf Messing - The True Story of Russia`s Greatest Psychic

by Tatiana Lungin Glagoslav Publications B.V. (April 30, 2014)

This Wolf Messing memoir by Tatiana Lungin presents a revealing portrait of one of the greatest psychic performers of the 20th century. Lungin chronicles Messing's incredible life and career, and provides an...


Impromptu Man: J.L. Moreno and the Origins of Psychodrama, Encounter Culture, and the Social Network

by Jonathan D. Moreno Bellevue Literary Press (September 22, 2014)

The untold story of the creative genius behind major 20th-century movements in therapy and theater and his lasting influence


Michael Servetus, Heartfelt: Proceedings of the International Servetus Congress, Barcelona, 20-21 October, 2006

by Juan Naya & Marian Hillar UPA (January 16, 2010)

This book is a tribute to Michael Servetus and his legacy as a humanist, Renaissance scholar, and standard-bearer of freedom of conscience. The Servetus International Congress in 2006 brought together prestigious...


The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness

by Elyn R. Saks Hachette Books (August 14, 2007)

Elyn R. Saks is an esteemed professor, lawyer, and psychiatrist and is the Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law, Psychology, Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California Law School,...


Freud

by Peter D. Kramer HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Referred to as "the father of psychoanalysis," Sigmund Freud is credited with championing the "talking cure" and charting the human unconscious. Both revered and reviled, he was a brilliant innovator but also...


High Price

by Carl Hart Harper (June 11, 2013)

High Price is the harrowing and inspiring memoir of neuroscientist Carl Hart, a man who grew up in one of Miami’s toughest neighborhoods and, determined to make a difference as an adult, tirelessly applies...


Night Thoughts: Reflections of a Sex Therapist

by Avodah K. Offit Jason Aronson, Inc. (March 01, 1995)

A collection of essays on the viscissitudes of sexuality and love. It deals with the familiar as well as the forbidden. Topics range from masturbation, orgasm and post-coital feelings, to extra-marital patterns,...


The Next Scott Nadelson: A Life in Progress

by Scott Nadelson Hawthorne Books (February 18, 2013)

Beginning in the summer of 2004, Scott Nadelson’s life fell apart. His fiancée left him a month before their planned wedding for another woman who made her living performing as a drag king. He moved into...


Talcott Parsons: An Introduction

by Sandro Segre UPA (March 01, 2012)

Talcott Parsons (1902-1979) is one of the most influential and best-known sociologists of the past century. This introduction dwells on Parsons' conceptual apparatus and offers a compendium of both his works...


Encounters With Harriet Martineau

by Stuart Hobday Unbound Digital (August 01, 2017)

A champion of women's rights, racial equality, scientific progress, economic fairness and cooperatives, Harriet Martineau’s popular and influential writing on political and economic issues led to fame across...


John Stuart Mill

by Alexander Bain Lm Publishers (April 12, 2018)

This book deals with the life and character of John Stuart Mill, British philosopher, political economist and civil servant one of the most influential thinkers in the history of liberalism. “I propose to...


Creativity/Anthropology

by Renato Rosaldo, Smadar Lavie & Kirin Narayan Cornell University Press (February 15, 2018)

Creativity and play erupt in the most solemn of everyday worlds as individuals reshape traditional forms in the light of changing historical circumstances. In this lively volume, fourteen distinguished anthropologists...


Democracy in Exile

by Daniel Bessner Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

Anyone interested in the history of U.S. foreign relations, Cold War history, and twentieth century intellectual history will find this impressive biography of Hans Speier, one of the most influential figures...


Witnessing Romania's Century of Turmoil

by Nicolae Margineanu, Calin Cotoiu & Dennis Deletant University of Rochester Press (December 20, 2017)

Nicolae Margineanu's journey started in 1905 in the village of Obreja in Transylvania and ended in 1980 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He began his life under Austro-Hungarian rule, was witness to the 1918 Union,...


The Most Dangerous Man in America

by Bill Minutaglio & Steven L. Davis Grand Central Publishing (January 09, 2018)

From Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis, authors of the PEN Center USA award-winning Dallas 1963, comes a madcap narrative about Timothy Leary's daring prison escape and run from the law.

On the moonlit evening...


The Line

by Ian Gargan Gill Books (October 07, 2016)

What does it take to make good people do bad things? Unlock the door to the criminal mind in The Line, the outstanding debut from Ireland’s leading criminal psychologist.

Here Dr Ian Gargan unravels the motives...


The Pill That Steals Lives - One Woman's Terrifying Journey to Discover the Truth About Antidepressants

by Katinka Blackford Newman John Blake (July 07, 2016)

While going through a divorce, documentary filmmaker Katinka Blackford Newman took an antidepressant. Not unusual – except that things didn't turn out quite as she expected. She went into a four-day toxic...


Why I Became a Psychotherapist

by Joseph Reppen Jason Aronson, Inc. (December 01, 1998)

Mentoring intersects memoir as 31 illustrious psychotherapist share the origins of their professional ambitions and, mixing authority with levity, selectively describe their professional odysseys.

  • Martin A. Schulman...


C.G. Jung and the Scientific Attitude

by Joseph S. Roucek Philosophical Library (May 20, 2007)

C.G. Jung and the Scientific Attitude is a survey and assessment of the contributions of the great Swiss psychiatrist. Since its viewpoint is that of an historian of psychology rather than that of a practitioner,...


Alva and Gunnar Myrdal

by Thomas Etzemüller & Alex Skinner Lexington Books (July 29, 2014)

As two of the leading social scientists of the twentieth century, Alva and Gunnar Myrdal tried to establish a harmonious, “organic” Gemeinschaft [community] in order to fight an assumed disintegration of...


The Only Girl in the World

by Maude Julien Little, Brown and Company (December 12, 2017)

For readers of Room and The Glass Castle, a memoir to be read in one breathless sitting that will leave you astonished by the courage and creative power of even the most neglected soul. Maude Julien's parents...


Master of the Mysteries

by Louis Sahagun Process (May 23, 2016)

"Louis Sahagun's gripping biography is an insightful look at the life and times of one of the last century's most important mystical thinkers."—The Fortean Times

In 1919, a Canadian teenager with a sixth grade...


White Hand Society

by Peter Conners City Lights Publishers (November 23, 2010)

In 1960 Timothy Leary was not yet famous — or infamous — and Allen Ginsberg was both. Leary, eager to expand his experiments at the Harvard Psilocybin Project to include accomplished artists and writers, knew...


Freud's Trip to Orvieto

by Nicholas Fox Weber Bellevue Literary Press (May 09, 2017)

“Freud’s Trip to Orvieto is at once profound and wonderfully diverse, and as gripping as any detective story. Nicholas Fox Weber mixes psychoanalysis, art history, and the personal with an intricacy and spiritedness...


Gunnar Myrdal and America's Conscience

by Walter A. Jackson The University of North Carolina Press (July 02, 2014)

Gunnar Myrdal's An American Dilemma (1944) influenced the attitudes of a generation of Americans on the race issue and established Myrdal as a major critic of American politics and culture. Walter Jackson explores...


I Like To Move It! Physical Science Book for Kids - Newton's Laws of Motion | Children's Physics Book

by Professor Beaver Professor Beaver (February 01, 2017)

If you’re playing basketball, that’s science in action! Science is all around us and in everything that we do this even more true for basketball. Issac Newton explains the concept of Motion in Physical Science...


Elinor Ostrom

by Vlad Tarko Rowman & Littlefield International (December 15, 2016)

Elinor Ostrom was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in economics. She has been at the forefront of New Institutional Economics and Public Choice revolutions, discovering surprising ways in which communities...


Descartes

by Harald Hoffding & René Descartes Editions Le Mono (January 24, 2017)

René Descartes is one the great philosophers and scientists whose thoughts and works influenced the development of the modern philosophy. He is also known for his Cartesian coordinate system in Mathematics....


Freud's Russia: National Identity in the Evolution of Psychoanalysis

by James L. Rice Transaction Publishers (December 31, 2011)

Freud’s lifelong involvement with the Russian national character and culture is examined in James Rice’s imaginative combination of history, literary analysis, and psychoanalysis. Initially inspired by the...


White Matter: A Memoir of Family and Medicine

by Janet Sternburg Hawthorne Books (August 17, 2015)

White Matter: A Memoir of Family and Medicine is the story of a Bostonian close-knit Jewish working-class family of five sisters and one brother and the impact they and their next generation endured due to the...


Notes from the Other Side of Night

by Juliana Geran Pilon & Mircea Eliade Transaction Publishers (February 10, 2014)

Notes from the Other Side of Night is a diary-memoir written upon Juliana Geran Pilon’s return to her native Romania in 1975, which she had left along with her family when she was just fourteen. Poetically...


The Democratic Imagination: Dialogues on the Work of Irving Louis Horowitz

by Ray C. Rist & Mary E. Curtis Transaction Publishers (December 31, 2015)

“This is an absorbing book, intimate, grateful and strong in its call for scientific rigor in sociology.”  —Stewart Wolf, Integrative Physiological and Behavioral Science  This festschrift celebrates...


Writing History: A Professor's Life

by Michael Bliss Dundurn (September 20, 2011)

One of Canada's best-known and most-honoured biographers turns to the raw material of his own life. A university professor, prolific scholar, public intellectual, and frank critic of the world, Michael Bliss...


Norms, Groups, Conflict, and Social Change: Rediscovering Muzafer Sherif's Psychology

by Doga Sonmez Keith, Ayfer Dost-Gozkan & Jaan Valsiner Transaction Publishers (June 01, 2015)

This book explores the life and work of Muzafer Sherif (1905–1988), a Turkish-American social scientist known for his seminal work on social judgment, norm and group formations, and intergroup conflicts and...


Some Really Personal, Yet Entertaining Stories From My Life That You Will Enjoy and May Even Find Inspiring

by Bo Bennett eBookIt.com (September 03, 2016)

What is a "normal childhood?" Does it include almost being murdered by your sister with an ax? Speeding around town in the back of a station wagon because your mom is chasing an "alien spaceship"? Being busted...


Dorothea Bleek: A Life of Scholarship

by Jill Weintroub Wits University Press (March 01, 2016)

Dorothea Bleek (1873-1948) devoted her life to completing the 'bushman researches' that her father and aunt had begun in the closing decades of the nineteenth century. This research was partly a labor of familial...


Dr. Joyce Brothers: The Founding Mother of TV Psychology

by Kathleen Collins Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 24, 2016)

This is the first book to examine the life and career of Dr. Joyce Brothers, a nearly ubiquitous figure who appeared on television from the mid-1950s (as a contestant on The $64,000 Question) through the twenty-first...


Tears of Rage

by John Walsh Atria Books (December 01, 2009)

As the host of the immensely popular America's Most Wanted, John Walsh has been instrumental in the capture of nearly four hundred and fifty of this country's most dangeroues fugitives. However, few know the...


Viktor Frankl's Search for Meaning: An Emblematic 20th-Century Life

by Timothy Pytell Berghahn Books (October 01, 2015)

First published in 1946, Viktor Frankl's memoir Man's Search for Meaning remains one of the most influential books of the last century, selling over ten million copies worldwide and having been embraced by...


Up Close and Personal: On Peripheral Perspectives and the Production of Anthropological Knowledge

by Cris Shore & Susanna Trnka Berghahn Books (June 01, 2013)

Combining rich personal accounts from twelve veteran anthropologists with reflexive analyses of the state of anthropology today, this book is a treatise on theory and method offering fresh insights into the...


How Can I Help?

by David Goldbloom & Pier M.D. Bryden Touchstone (February 23, 2016)

A humane behind-the-scenes account of a week in the life of a psychiatrist at one of Canada’s leading mental health hospitals. How Can I Help? takes us to the frontlines of modern psychiatric care.

How Can...


Mirage

by Nina Burleigh HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Two hundred years ago, only the most reckless or eccentric Europeans had dared to traverse the unmapped territory of the modern-day Middle East. But in 1798, more than 150 French engineers, artists, doctors,...


Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology 2011

by Sylvia Nasar Simon & Schuster (September 13, 2011)

In a sweeping narrative, the author of the megabestseller A Beautiful Mind takes us on a journey through modern history with the men and women who changed the lives of every single person on the planet. It’s...


Rule Number Two: Lessons I Learned in a Combat Hospital

by Heidi Squier Kraft Little, Brown and Company (October 24, 2007)

When Lieutenant Commander Heidi Kraft's twin son and daughter were fifteen months old, she was deployed to Iraq. A clinical psychologist in the US Navy, Kraft's job was to uncover the wounds of war that a surgeon...