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Review: Freud’s Wizard: Ernest Jones and the Transformation of Psychoanalysis, by Brenda Maddox

In this month’s Bookslut, I review Brenda Maddox’s new biography of Ernest Jones: Three of Brenda Maddox’s splendid biographies center on famous modernist marriages: D. H. & Frieda Lawrence, W. B. & Georgie Yeats, and James and Nora Joyce. Like … Continue reading

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New Bookslut post

Another Thursday, another chance to post at Blog of a Bookslut.  The key bit: What kind of self-deluded narcissism is required for an editor of the Times Book Review section to write, “Never mind reviews. What’s happened to proletarian literature … Continue reading

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The Dangerous Book for Boys

Popmatters has posted my review of Conn and Hal Iggulden’s The Dangerous Book for Boys. Key grafs: I will say this: My four-year-old thinks The Dangerous Book for Boys is the greatest book I’ve ever been assigned to review. It’s … Continue reading

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