Essays that explore what it means to be a human being draw upon the author's personal experiences; thoughts on memory, emotion, and the imagination; and the visual arts.
Mia Fredrickson is forced to reexamine her own life when after thirty years of marriage, Mia's husband asks her for a "pause," which lands her in a psychiatric ward and later a rented house where she meets an eclectic group of friends.
Tracks the author's search for a diagnosis for a mysterious condition where she sporadically shakes from the neck down while still being about to speak calmly, a search that takes her inside the thought processes of several scientific disciplines, each one with its own [...]
Brooklyn 2004: Psychiater Erik Davidsen erzählt von einem bewegten Jahr aus seinem Leben. Es scheint ein Jahr der Geheimnisse , das Jahr, in dem sein Vater stirbt und in seinem Nachlass Briefe gefunden werden, die auf ein dramatisches Ereignis in seiner Jugend hindeuten; [...]
A thought-provoking collection of autobiographical and critical essays explores the world of writers and writing, providing thoughtful analyses of the works of Fitzgerald, Dickens, and Henry James, among others, as well as a study of the multiple personalities that inhabit [...]