Book Reviews

Book Review: The Interbrain

Book Review: The Interbrain

British psychoanalyst Adam Phillips often referred to nonverbal communication as “what falls out of the patient’s pockets while he’s speaking.” For Digby Tantam, a psychiatrist, professor, and author of The Interbrain:…

Book Review: The Heart of Trauma

Book Review: The Heart of Trauma

Betrayal, painful losses, devastating natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and mass shootings can all cast a physiological residue on those left in their wake. A neuroscientific footprint that extends far…

Book Review: The Kindness Cure

Book Review: The Kindness Cure

The British psychoanalyst Adam Phillips once wrote, “Kindness is always hazardous because it is based on a susceptibility to others, a capacity to identify with their pleasures and sufferings.” Yet,…

Book Review: Stonewall Strong

Book Review: Stonewall Strong

For many gay men, trauma is a recurring theme in life. The legacy of gay men, writes  John-Manuel Andriote in Stonewall Strong: Gay Men’s Heroic Fight For Resilience, Good Health, And…

Book Review: Still Alice

Book Review: Still Alice

Still Alice is a novel, not a work of nonfiction. Yet it probably offers one of the most accurate and gripping accounts of the experience of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease ever…