The Truth Will Set You Free: Overcoming Emotional Blindness (Sept., $24) by Alice Miller casts new light on the pernicious consequences of cruelty to children and offers reassuring strategies for healing early psychic wounds.
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The Aging Brain (Nov., $22.95) by Lawrence Whalley examines how and why the brain ages and what we can do to forestall mental deterioration.
The Dance of Connection: How to Talk to Someone When You're Mad, Hurt, Scared, Frustrated, Insulted, Betrayed, or Desperate (Sept., $25) by Harriet Lerner focuses on the challenge and the importance of being able to express one's "authentic voice" in intimate relationships. Ad/promo.
Aging Well: Surprising Guideposts to a Happier Life from the Landmark Harvard Study of Adult Development (Jan., $24.95) by George E. Vaillant, M.D., reveals the surprising factors involved in reaching happy, healthy old age. 50,000 first printing. Advertising. 10-city author tour.
Power: The Ultimate Aphrodisiac (Oct., $22.95) by Dr. Ruth Westheimer with Steven Kaplan discusses famous and infamous couples to illustrate broader themes concerning desire and ambition.
Of Spirits and Madness: An American Psychiatrist in Zimbabwe (Sept., $24.95) by Paul R. Linde presents a psychological view of the people of Zimbabwe, their faiths, spirituality and courage in the face of extreme hardship.
For Better or for Worse: Divorce Reconsidered (Jan., $26.95) by E. Mavis Hetherington and John Kelly offers surprising results from a comprehensive study on divorce in America. 6-city author tour. TV and radio satellite tours.
Can Love Last?: The Fate of Romance over Time (Feb., $24.95) by Stephen A. Mitchell examines the major components of romantic love.
Dematerializing: Taming the Power of Possessions (Sept., $26) by Jane Hammerslough looks at the misplaced faith invested in things and how to achieve material and emotional well-being.
Be Loved for Who You Really Are (Oct., $24.95) by Judith Sherven and James Sniechowski examines how the differences between men and women can be turned into romantic advantages. Author tour.
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The Invisible Plague: The Rise of Mental Illness from 1750 to the Present (Jan., $28) by E. Fuller Torrey, M.D, and Judy Miller reinterprets the nature and history of insanity.
The Art of Seduction: A Joost Elffers Book (Sept., $24.95) by Robert Greene. Twenty-four maneuvers guide readers through this primer of persuasion. 3-city author tour.
Healing the Soul in the Age of the Brain: Becoming Conscious in an Unconscious World (Sept., $28.95) by Elio Frattaroli, M.D., advocates that "listening to the soul" is the key to a fulfilling life. 6-city author tour.
Volume 248 Issue 33 08/13/2001
Fall 2001 Hardcovers: Psychology