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    • Unforbidden Pleasures

    • By: Adam Phillips
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Unforbidden Pleasures is the singular new book from Adam Phillips, the author of Missing Out, Going Sane, and On Balance. Here, with his signature insight and erudition, Phillips takes Oscar Wilde as a springboard for a deep dive into the meanings and importance of the unforbidden, from the fall of our "first parents", Adam and Eve, to the work of the great psychoanalytic thinkers.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Missing Out

    • In Praise of the Unlived Life
    • By: Adam Phillips
    • Narrated by: Simon Shepherd
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    We all have two lives - the life we live and the life of our fantasies. But it is the life unlived - the person we have failed to be - that can trouble and even haunt us. In Missing Out acclaimed psychoanalyst Adam Phillips delves into the gap between who we are and who we are not, to discover whether not getting what we want may be the unlikely key to the fully lived life. Adam Phillips is a psychoanalyst and the author of several previous books, all widely acclaimed.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A bit boring

    • By Elizabeth on 05-23-15

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Unforbidden Pleasures

    • By: Adam Phillips
    • Narrated by: Simon Shepherd
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Unforbidden Pleasures is the dazzling new release from Adam Phillips, author of Missing Out and Going Sane. Adam Phillips takes Oscar Wilde as a springboard for a deep dive into the meanings and importance of the unforbidden, from the fall of our 'first parents', Adam and Eve, to the work of the great 20th-century psychoanalytic thinkers.

    Regular price: $15.98