I enjoyed it, but somehow felt a little disconnected from the subject matter at the end.
Janet Malcom is at her inquiring best in this account of the inner workings of the New York psychoanalytic establishment in the 1980's.
I found this a wonderful primer for what transpires in the rest of the book as well as for further reading and study.
Nothing you do can compensate for the last month's travails--wrong size, delivery address, charge card. Again.....you owe me!! Want to make an offer?Published 1 month ago by Oxymoronicman
This terrific interview with a practicing analyst came quickly in protective packaging. The book was in absolutely perfect condition. I couldn't have been more satisfied.Published 2 months ago by John
What a fascinating and insightful book. Malcolm at her best. So thoughtfully researched and well explained. Read morePublished 2 months ago by P. Stern
As a psychologist and psychoanalyst I found Malcolm's book an accurate picture of the landscape of psychoanalytic theorizing and a telling account of the political and... Read morePublished 11 months ago by agb
I really enjoyed this book, and have reccomended it to several of my Therapist Friends xxxxxxxxxxx cccccc xxxxx xxxxx cccccPublished 15 months ago by Robert Ross
Janet Malcolm is one of my favorite writers. Her essays and nonfiction analysis are brilliant! If you are drawn to smart, critical and insightful observation you'll love her other... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Julie P. Weeks
""The Impossible Profession""just to remind myself how nonfiction is supposed to be done. . . . Even when she is simply sketching out the scenery, you know something wonderful and... Read morePublished 17 months ago by bob