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Adam Phillips

Adam Phillips
Jerry Bauer

Adam Phillips is one of the foremost psychoanalysts practicing in the world today, and a visiting professor in the English department at the University of York. He is the author of many books, including On Kissing, Tickling, and Being Bored; and On Balance. He is also coauthor, with the historian Barbara Taylor, of On Kindness.

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Unforbidden Pleasures
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Unforbidden Pleasures

Adam Phillips
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Much has been written of the forbidden pleasures. But what of the "unforbidden" pleasures?

Unforbidden Pleasures is the singular new book from Adam Phillips, the author of Missing...

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Missing Out
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Missing Out

Adam Phillips
Picador
Picador

A TRANSFORMATIVE BOOK ABOUT THE LIVES WE WISH WE HAD AND WHAT THEY CAN TEACH US ABOUT WHO WE ARE

All of us lead two parallel lives: the one we are actively living, and the one we feel we should...

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On Balance
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On Balance

Adam Phillips
Picador
Picador

Every day, we are told that balance is a good thing. We are supposed to make balanced judgments, balance our budget, and preserve a balance of power in our government. Disturbed people are described...

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On Kindness
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On Kindness

Adam Phillips and Barbara Taylor
Picador
Picador

Kindness is the foundation of the world's great religions and most-enduring philosophies. Why, then, does being kind feel so dangerous? If we crave kindness with such intensity, why is it often the...

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