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  • print • Summer 2019

    Eyes Wide Shut

    Power, shamelessness, and sex in Washington, DC • Charlotte Shane

    ... Freud. “Betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.” And the biggest secret worth keeping is our humiliating, insufficient selves. Sometimes we’re cognizant of our shared state and have compassion for...

  • print • Summer 2019

    Some Trick

    A new volume surveys the art of magic • Albert Mobilio

    ... shared yet unseen realm. No doubt this is why Freud employed hypnosis early in his career as a means of accessing the unconscious. Had he discovered the all too tangible evidence of psychosexual...

  • print • Summer 2019

    Magic Mirror

    On Janet Malcolm • Sarah Nicole Prickett

    ...’s Psychoanalysis (1981) and In the Freud Archives (1984) and saw a chance to get some perspective. Malcolm is a magazine writer’s writer: No journalist of her stature is so frequently discussed among people I...

  • interviews • April 11, 2019

    Bookforum talks with Nancy K. Miller

    Liz Kinnamon

    ... the B-side. This makes sense given Freud’s distinction between melancholy and mourning. Carolyn always said she was melancholy not depressed. For her melancholy was a mood that could come and go...

  • print • Apr/May 2019

    A Novel History

    Saidiya Hartman re-creates the lives of marginalized women • Jess Row

    ... permeate black life long after 1863; in Hartman’s words, “racial slavery was transformed rather than annulled.” As part of a movement of scholars bringing Foucault, Derrida, Freud, and Marx to bear on...

  • print • Feb/Mar 2019

    Are Friends Electric?

    A new history of technology and madness • Ben Kafka

    ...Victor Tausk was one of the more restless of the many bright young men and women surrounding Freud in the 1910s. Born into a Jewish family in 1879, he first studied law, practicing in Sarajevo...

  • print • Feb/Mar 2019

    A Reminder of Possibilities

    How to Eat: The Pleasures and Principles of Good Food by Nigella Lawson • Melanie Rehak

    ... and spare, blocky cover type announcing “Vintage Milton,” “Vintage Woolf,” “Vintage Cheever,” “Vintage Wharton,” “Vintage Freud,” and “Vintage Hemingway,” to name just a very few, make them highly...

  • archive • January 25, 2019

    The Technical Delusion

    Jeffrey Sconce

    ... become overwhelming. The normative ego, if placed in a position of escalating stress, disintegrates into schizophrenic confusion or calcifies into paranoid defense. Before Freud opined on Prosthetic...

  • culture • July 24, 2018

    Break.up by Joanna Walsh

    Ruby Brunton

    ... her favorite texts-a mixture of poetry, philosophy, and psychology-offering a literary investigation into the nature of human relationships. Notable names jump from each page-Descartes, Freud, Anne...

  • culture • April 30, 2018

    The Pisces by Melissa Broder

    Lauren O'Neill-Butler

    ...” Me is the operative word here. Remember Freud’s writing on “the oceanic feeling” in Civilization and Discontents? It’s a quality that might be best recapped as simply not giving a shit about...

  • print • Apr/May 2018

    Declarations of Independence

    Fred Moten’s improvisational critique of power • Jess Row

    ... alive in unlikely juxtapositions: “Sonata Quasi Una Fantasia,” on Glenn Gould’s disruptions of the barrier between performance and recording, morphs into a discussion of Freud’s concept of phantasie...

  • print • Feb/Mar 2018

    Medication and Its Discontents

    A new history of psychiatric drugs • Ben Kafka

    ... be reckoned with. “In some strange way,” she writes of these drugs, “they reunite us with the father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, who believed that awareness was the vehicle by which we could...