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Selected Fiction, Biography and Memoir Books

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Paris Requiem

Paris Requiem

by Lisa Appignanesi

  • Paperback £11.99

Paris 1899. The city is a glittering hub of fin-de-siecle activity. Theatres and galleries are vibrant with artistic energy. The new metro is under construction, and so is the site for the centennial... (more)

The Freud Scenario

The Freud Scenario

by Jean Paul Sartre

  • Paperback £20.00

In 1958, John Huston asked Jean-Paul Sartre to write a script for a movie about Sigmund Freud. The Freud Scenario, found among Sartre's papers after his death, is the result. A fluent portrait of a... (more)

Unexpected Lessons in Love

Unexpected Lessons in Love

by Bernardine Bishop

  • Paperback £7.99

With the wit of Marina Lewycka, the piercing observation of Jane Gardam, and the bittersweet charm of Mary Wesley, this will appeal to all who loved Major Pettigrew's Last Stand or The Guernsey... (more)

The Seducer: A Novel

The Seducer: A Novel

by Claudia Moscovici

  • Paperback £21.99

This psychological thriller shows both the hypnotic appeal and the deadly danger of psychopathic seduction. This novel traces the downfall of a married woman, Ana. Feeling trapped in a lacklustre... (more)

Eden Halt: An Antrim Memoir

Eden Halt: An Antrim Memoir

by Ross Skelton

  • Paperback £12.99

'We read, as if memory is being assembled in front of us. It is this precision, the beautifully executed detail, that makes Eden Halt a deeply moving memoir.' - Roddy Doyle

Eden Halt describes... (more)

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

by Mark Haddon

  • Paperback £7.99

This is a murder mystery novel like no other. The detective, and narrator, is Christopher Boone. Christopher is fifteen and has Asperger's, a form of autism. He knows a very great deal about maths... (more)

The Interpretation of Murder

The Interpretation of Murder

by Jed Rubenfeld

  • Paperback £7.99

"The Interpretation of Murder" is an inventive tour de force inspired by Sigmund Freud`s 1909 visit to America, accompanied by protegeť and rival Carl Jung. When a wealthy young debutante is... (more)

The Shock of the Fall

The Shock of the Fall

by Nathan Filer

  • Paperback £7.99

WINNER OF THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2013

'I'll tell you what happened because it will be a good way to introduce my brother. His name's Simon. I think you're going to like him. I really do.... (more)

Good Shrink/Bad Shrink

Good Shrink/Bad Shrink

by Richard P. Kluft

  • Paperback £9.44 (RRP : £9.99 You save £0.55)

Some of the most illustrious minds in psychiatry and psychology once applied their talents and skills to develop abusive mind control methodologies for their countries. These programs were designed... (more)

The Truth About Lou (A Necessary Fiction)

The Truth About Lou (A Necessary Fiction)

by Angela Von Der Lippe

  • Hardback £16.99

This is a compelling novel based on the life of poet Lou Salome - protege of Nietzsche, lover of Rilke and muse to Freud - that brilliantly evokes the Sturm and Drang of turn-of-the-century Europe.... (more)

Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama

Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama

by Alison Bechdel

  • Hardback £16.99

Alison Bechdel's Fun Home, her remarkable graphic memoir about her father, established itself immediately as a classic of the genre, being chosen as Time Magazine's Best Book of the Year for 2006,... (more)

Something to Tell You

Something to Tell You

by Hanif Kureishi

  • Paperback £8.99

Jamal is a successful psychoanalyst haunted by his first love and a brutal act of violence from which he can never escape. Looking back to his coming of age in the 1970s forms a vivid backdrop to the... (more)

The Spinoza Problem: A Novel

The Spinoza Problem: A Novel

by Irvin D. Yalom

  • Hardback £17.99

In The Spinoza Problem, Irvin Yalom spins fact and fiction into an unforgettable psycho-philosophical novel. A psychiatrist with a deep interest in philosophical issues, Yalom jointly tells the story... (more)

The End of Abuse: A Playreading in Three Parts

The End of Abuse: A Playreading in Three Parts

by John Woods

  • Paperback £6.99

This work shows us the inner lives of a family locked into a cycle of disillusionment, deprivation and despair, and their interactions with "caring professionals". The authenticity with which the... (more)

Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me

Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me

by Ellen Forney

  • Paperback £12.99

A graphic memoir. Shortly before her thirtieth birthday, Forney was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Suffering from (but enjoying) extreme mania, and terrified that medication would cause her to lose... (more)

Honor's Shadow

Honor's Shadow

by Voula Grand

  • Paperback £9.44 (RRP : £9.99 You save £0.55)

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Honorís... (more)

The Adventures of Inspector Canal

The Adventures of Inspector Canal

by Bruce Fink

  • Paperback £9.44 (RRP : £9.99 You save £0.55)
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  • Paperback + eBook £11.44 (RRP : £16.98 You save £5.54)

Psychoanalysts make the best detectives! When it comes to divining motives, deciphering ambiguous pronouncements, detecting delusions, and foiling the tricks memory plays, famed French analyst... (more)

Couch Tales: Short Stories

Couch Tales: Short Stories

by Roger Kennedy

  • Paperback £13.69 (RRP : £14.99 You save £1.30)
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  • Paperback + eBook £15.69 (RRP : £25.48 You save £9.79)

A psychoanalyst sits in his consulting room waiting for the next patient. Thoughts, feelings and anxieties about his own current life begin to assault him. Partly as a way of dealing with the crisis... (more)

Red Parrot, Wooden Leg

Red Parrot, Wooden Leg

by Gregorio Kohon

  • Paperback £9.44 (RRP : £9.99 You save £0.55)
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  • Paperback + eBook £11.44 (RRP : £16.98 You save £5.54)

This is an original first novel of an accomplished poet: erotic, humorous, exotic and sensuous. It describes the adventures of two young writers, set in the midst of political repression,... (more)

Where Three Roads Meet

Where Three Roads Meet

by Salley Vickers

  • Paperback £8.99

It is 1938 and Sigmund Freud, suffering from the debilitating effects of cancer, has been permitted by the Nazis to leave Vienna. He seeks refuge in England, taking up residence in the house in... (more)

The Therapist's Cat

The Therapist's Cat

by Stephanie Sorrell

  • Paperback £11.99

This is a poignant, charming and amusing fiction story that raises very moral questions about our interaction with animals and how this may impact on us at a later date. Psychotherapist Pete... (more)

Fugues on a Funny Bone

Fugues on a Funny Bone

by Jan Woolf

  • Paperback £12.99

Witty, poignant and penetrating, Jan Woolf's stories - or fugues, as she likes to think of them - take the reader on an episodic journey through the linked lives of children and adults in a London... (more)

Couple Therapy: Dramas of Love and Sex

Couple Therapy: Dramas of Love and Sex

by Barbara Bloomfield

  • Paperback £14.99

GRAPHIC NOVEL

Anthony and Andrea aren't getting on. It's five weeks away from their marriage and Andrea has caught her fiance cheating on the internet, with an older woman! Share this couple's... (more)

Poppy Shakespeare

Poppy Shakespeare

by Clare Allan

  • Paperback £8.99

N has been a patient for thirteen years. Like the other patients, her ambition is never to be discharged. Poppy is certain she isn't mentally ill and desperate to return to her life outside and,... (more)

Hysteria

Hysteria

by Terry Johnson

  • Paperback £9.99

...or Fragments of an Analysis of an Obsessional Neurosis.

In Hysteria one of Freud's earliest cases returns to haunt the psychoanalyst, but finds Salvador Dali hiding in the cupboard.

'It... (more)

A Priest's Affair

A Priest's Affair

by Neville Symington

  • Paperback £18.99

This is the story of a Roman Catholic priest in the grip of a new fanaticism - the bigotry that gripped many priests in the wake of the Second Vatican Council - and of his consequential sudden... (more)

When Nietzsche Wept: A Novel of Obsession

When Nietzsche Wept: A Novel of Obsession

by Irvin D. Yalom

  • Paperback £11.99

In nineteenth-century Vienna, a drama of love, fate, and will is played out amid the intellectual ferment that defined the era. Josef Breuer, one of the founding fathers of psychoanalysis, is at the... (more)

Waiting for Sunrise

Waiting for Sunrise

by William Boyd

  • Paperback £7.99

Vienna, 1913. Lysander Rief, a young English actor, sits in the waiting room of the city's preeminent psychiatrist as he anxiously ponders the particularly intimate nature of his neurosis. When the... (more)

Out of Time: The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing

Out of Time: The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing

by Lynne Segal

  • Paperback £16.99

A brave book with a polemical argument on the paradoxes, struggles and advantages of aging. How old am I? Don't ask, don't tell. As the baby boomers approach their sixth or seventh decade, they are... (more)

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