The Examined Life : How We Lose and Find Ourselves, Paperback / softback Book

The Examined Life : How We Lose and Find Ourselves Paperback / softback


A Sunday Times bestsellerLonglisted for the Guardian first book awardA Radio 4 Book of the WeekThis book is about learning to live.

In simple stories of encounter between a psychoanalyst and his patients, The Examined Life reveals how the art of insight can illuminate the most complicated, confounding and human of experiences. These are stories about our everyday lives: they are about the people we love and the lies that we tell; the changes we bear, and the grief.

Ultimately, they show us not only how we lose ourselves but how we might find ourselves too.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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  • Category: Popular psychology
  • ISBN: 9780099549031

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