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A Memoir of the Future: Volumes I,II & III

A Memoir of the Future: Volumes I,II & III

by Wilfred R. Bion

  • Paperback £51.29 (RRP : £56.99 save £5.70)
  • eBook £46.16 (RRP : £56.99 save £10.83)
  • Paperback + eBook £53.29 (RRP : £103.15 save £49.86)
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A Memoir of the Future, Bion's unorthodox attempt to cast psychoanalytic speculation in fictional form, is composed of three semi-autobiographical novels: The Dream (1975), The Past Presented (1977),... (more)

Meias Verdades

Meias Verdades

by Thomas Ogden

  • Paperback £13.49 (RRP : £14.99 save £1.50)
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Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir

Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir

by Irvin D. Yalom

  • Hardback £20.00

'I was born in Washington, DC, June 13, 1931, of parents who immigrated from Russia shortly after the first world war. Home was the inner city of Washington - a small apartment atop my parents'... (more)

The Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in Our Times

The Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in Our Times

by Barbara Taylor

  • Paperback £9.99

The Last Asylum is Barbara Taylor's haunting memoir of her journey through the UK mental health system. A Radio 4 Book of The Week Shortlisted For The RBC Taylor Prize. In July 1988, Barbara Taylor,... (more)

Becoming Freud: The Making of a Psychoanalyst

Becoming Freud: The Making of a Psychoanalyst

by Adam Phillips

  • Paperback £10.99

Becoming Freud is the story of the young Freud - Freud up until the age of fifty - that incorporates all of Freud's many misgivings about the art of biography. Freud invented a psychological... (more)

War Memoirs 1917-1919: Second Edition

War Memoirs 1917-1919: Second Edition

by Wilfred R. Bion

  • Paperback £28.79 (RRP : £31.99 save £3.20)
  • eBook £25.91 (RRP : £31.99 save £6.08)
  • Paperback + eBook £30.79 (RRP : £57.90 save £27.11)

Bion's War Memoirs is perhaps the most exceptional piece of autobiography yet written by a psychoanalyst. The first section of the book is documentary, consisting of the entire text of the diaries... (more)

The Fifth Principle

The Fifth Principle

by Paul Williams

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The Fifth Principle is the first of three books that take as their subject aspects of the author's life. This book reflects upon a period between birth and eight years of age; the second book will... (more)

The Long Week-End 1897-1919: Part of a Life

The Long Week-End 1897-1919: Part of a Life

by Wilfred R. Bion

  • Paperback £43.19 (RRP : £47.99 save £4.80)
  • eBook £38.87 (RRP : £47.99 save £9.12)
  • Paperback + eBook £45.19 (RRP : £86.86 save £41.67)

The Long Week-End is a reminiscence of the first twenty-one years of Wilfred Bion's life: eight years of childhood in India, ten years at public school in England, and three years in the... (more)

Dark at the End of the Tunnel

Dark at the End of the Tunnel

by Christopher Bollas

  • Paperback £24.99

This cross-genre novella introduces a comic hero - "the psychoanalyst" - who muses on ordinary yet essential psychological, philosophical and theological questions following The Catastrophe. Everyday... (more)

Labyrinths: Emma Jung, Her Marriage to Carl and the Early Years of Psychoanalysis

Labyrinths: Emma Jung, Her Marriage to Carl and the Early Years of Psychoanalysis

by Catrine Clay

  • Hardback £20.00

The story of Emma and Carl Jung's highly unconventional marriage, their relationship with Freud, and their part in the early years of Psychoanalysis. Emma Jung was clever, ambitious and immensely... (more)

Karl Abraham: The Birth of Object Relations Theory

Karl Abraham: The Birth of Object Relations Theory

by Isabel Sanfeliu

  • Paperback £29.69 (RRP : £32.99 save £3.30)
  • eBook £26.72 (RRP : £32.99 save £6.27)
  • Paperback + eBook £31.69 (RRP : £59.71 save £28.02)

Together with Ferenczi, Karl Abraham was perhaps Freud’s most creative and devoted disciple. In this book, after outlining the socio-cultural context of the day, Isabel Sanfeliu examines Abraham’s... (more)

Scum

Scum

by Paul Williams

  • Paperback £10.99
  • eBook £9.89 (RRP : £10.99 save £1.10)
  • Paperback + eBook £12.99 (RRP : £20.88 save £7.89)

'Scum is a masterfully written book in which Williams, by means of a particularly effective form of fragmentation of language, captures the disjunctive experience of a terrified boy. The life of the... (more)

A Priest's Affair

A Priest's Affair

by Neville Symington

  • Paperback £18.95

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)

All My Sins Remembered: Another Part of a Life & The Other Side of Genius: Family Letters

All My Sins Remembered: Another Part of a Life & The Other Side of Genius: Family Letters

by Wilfred R. Bion

  • Paperback £35.99 (RRP : £39.99 save £4.00)
  • eBook £32.39 (RRP : £39.99 save £7.60)
  • Paperback + eBook £37.99 (RRP : £72.38 save £34.39)

All My Sins Remembered is the continuation of Wilfred Bion's autobiography, The Long Week-end. Although it is by no means a full account of his thirty years following the First World War - and he... (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 £8.99

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 End of Abuse: A Playreading in Three Parts

The End of Abuse: A Playreading in Three Parts

by John Woods

  • Paperback £6.95

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)

The Enchanted Clock: A Novel

The Enchanted Clock: A Novel

by Julia Kristeva

  • Hardback £21.60 (RRP : £24.00 save £2.40)

In the Palace of Versailles there is a fabulous golden clock, made for Louis XV by the king's engineer, Claude-Simeon Passemant. The astronomical clock shows the phases of the moon and the movements... (more)

The Inkblots: Hermann Rorschach, His Iconic Test and the Power of Seeing

The Inkblots: Hermann Rorschach, His Iconic Test and the Power of Seeing

by Damion Searls

  • Hardback £20.00

The captivating, untold story of Hermann Rorschach and his famous inkblot test, which has shaped our view of human personality and become a fixture in popular culture. In 1917, working alone in a... (more)

Reasons to Stay Alive

Reasons to Stay Alive

by Matt Haig

  • Paperback £8.99

What does it mean to be truly alive? Aged 24, Matt Haig's world caved in. He could see no way to go on living. This is the true story of how he came through crisis, triumphed over an illness that... (more)

My Dear Ones: One Family and the Final Solution

My Dear Ones: One Family and the Final Solution

by Jonathan Wittenberg

  • Hardback £15.29 (RRP : £16.99 save £1.70)

A family's story of human tenacity, faith and a race for survival in the face of unspeakable horror and cruelty perpetrated by the Nazi regime against the Jewish people. Growing up in the safety of... (more)

Dad's Not All There Any More: A Comic About Dementia

Dad's Not All There Any More: A Comic About Dementia

by Alex Demetris

  • Paperback £7.19 (RRP : £7.99 save £0.80)

Louie what? John's dad, Pete, was already diagnosed with Parkinson's disease when he began to have some very strange experiences, not least of which was the little red-haired girl who followed him... (more)

When Anxiety Attacks: Seeking Out Therapy Even When Your Problems Seem Weird or Silly

When Anxiety Attacks: Seeking Out Therapy Even When Your Problems Seem Weird or Silly

by Terian Koscik

  • Paperback £7.99

Frank and full of gentle humor, Terian Koscik's graphic memoir shares her experiences of living with anxiety, finding the courage to see a therapist, and learning more than she could have imagined.... (more)

Behind the Couch

Behind the Couch

by Rolf Sandell

  • Paperback £14.99

A humourous collection of cartoons depicting the analytic encounter.

Rolf Sandell is an emeritus professor of clinical psychology at Linköping University, Sweden, and is currently directing a... (more)

The Skeleton Cupboard: The Making of a Clinical Psychologist

The Skeleton Cupboard: The Making of a Clinical Psychologist

by Tanya Byron

  • Paperback £8.99

The Skeleton Cupboard is Professor Tanya Byron's account of her years of training as a clinical psychologist, when trainees find themselves in the toughest placements of their careers. Through the... (more)

Hysteria: Graphic Freud

Hysteria: Graphic Freud

by Richard Appignanesi

  • Paperback £14.99

Hysteria is a graphic novel account of the first steps, errors and frustrations of Sigmund Freud's career, which would lead to the foundation of a revolutionary new clinical therapy: psychoanalysis.... (more)

Hans Eysenck

Hans Eysenck

by Philip Corr

  • Paperback £19.99

Popular, controversial, inspiring and irritating, Hans Eysenck was a man of paradoxes and contradictions. This intriguing and highly readable biography examines the life and work of the influential... (more)

MI29: Mouseweb International to the Rescue!

MI29: Mouseweb International to the Rescue!

by Sarah Tozer

  • Paperback £7.19 (RRP : £7.99 save £0.80)

Did you know that we humans are monitored by Mouseweb International, a worldwide network of mice working undercover to lend a paw whenever we need it most?

This is the story of Lily Jane... (more)

Wilhelm Reich, Biologist

Wilhelm Reich, Biologist

by James E. Strick

  • Hardback £29.16 (RRP : £30.95 save £1.79)

Psychoanalyst, political theorist, pioneer of body therapies, prophet of the sexual revolution all fitting titles, but Wilhelm Reich has never been recognized as a serious laboratory scientist,... (more)

The Good Story: Exchanges on Truth, Fiction and Psychotherapy

The Good Story: Exchanges on Truth, Fiction and Psychotherapy

by J. M. Coetzee, Arabella Kurtz

  • Hardback £16.99

This is a fascinating dialogue on the human inclination to make up stories between a Nobel Prize-winning writer and a psychotherapist.

Arabella Kurtz and J.M. Coetzee consider psychotherapy and... (more)

Another Night, Another Day

Another Night, Another Day

by Sarah Rayner

  • Paperback £7.99

From the bestselling author Sarah Rayner comes a beautiful, bittersweet novel set in Brighton. Three people, each crying out for help ...There's Karen, worried about her dying father; Abby, whose son... (more)

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