Psychology genre books (66)


A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Russia flag Russia
A masterpiece of Russian prose, Lermontov's only novel was influential for many later 19th century authors, including Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, and Chekhov. Lermotov's hero, Pechorin, is a dangerous man, Byronic in his wasted gifts and his cynicism, and desperate for any kind of action that will stave off boredom. In five linked episodes, Lermontov builds up a portrait of a man caught in and expressing the sickness of his times.


All-Night Pharmacy : A Novel by Ruth Madievsky EN

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Country: Europe / Moldova flag Moldova
*A NATIONAL BESTSELLER* Rachel Kushner meets David Lynch in this fever dream of an LA novel about a young woman who commits a drunken act of violence just before her sister vanishes without a trace On the night of her high school graduation, a young woman follows her older sister Debbie to Salvation, a Los Angeles bar patronized by energy healers, aspiring actors, and all-around misfits. After the two share a bag of unidentified pills, the evening turns into a haze of sensual and risky interactions—nothing unusual for two sisters bound in an incredibly toxic relationship. Our unnamed narrator ... continue


Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Oceania / Australia flag Australia
As a journalist, Leigh Sales often encounters people experiencing the worst moments of their lives in the full glare of the media. But one particular string of bad news stories--and a terrifying brush with her own mortality--sent her looking for answers about how vulnerable each of us is to a life-changing event. What are our chances of actually experiencing one? What do we fear most and why? And when the worst does happen, what comes next? In this wise and layered book, Leigh talks intimately with people who've faced the unimaginable, from terrorism to natural disaster to simply being in the ... continue


Block, Delete, Move On : It's Not You, It's Them by Lalalaletmeexplain EN

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*One of Cosmopolitan's 2022 hot new releases* 'This book will change lives' - Tracey Cox 'Possibly the best book on relationships I have ever read' - Jess Megan _____________________________________________________________ Have you ever been on a disastrous date and vowed never to use apps again? Are you blaming yourself for the things going wrong in your love life? Do you always seem to become attached to people who treat you badly? The sad truth is that when it comes to modern dating, there are a whole host of challenges and hurdles to overcome. From ghosting and negging to gaslighting and a... continue


Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood EN

Rating: 4     11 Votes
A breathtaking novel of a woman grappling with the tangled knot of her life—from the bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale and The Testaments Disturbing, humorous, and compassionate, Cat’s Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art. Engulfed by vivid images of the past, she reminisces about a trio of girls who initiated her into the the fierce politics of childhood and its secret world of friendship, longing, and betrayal. Elaine must come to terms with her own identity as a daughter, a lover, an ... continue


Dokuzuncu Hariciye Koğuşu by Peyami Safa TR

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Country: Asia / Turkey flag Turkey
Peyami Safa'nın şaheserlerinden Dokuzuncu Hariciye Koğuşu, Türk edebiyatında "insan ruhunun derinliklerinde ve labirentlerinde dolaşan ilk roman" olması ve hasta bir insanı ve onun psikolojisini ele alması bakımından önemli bir yere sahiptir. Birçok araştırmacı ve yazar tarafından Türk edebiyatında bir ilk kabul edilen Dokuzuncu Hariciye Koğuşu, Tanpınar'ın dediği gibi, "acının ve ıstırabın yegâne kitabı" olarak hem kemiyet hem de keyfiyet bakımından başka hiçbir eser olmasa da Türk romanının var olduğuna delil gösteril... continue


Elsewhere, Home by Leila Aboulela EN

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Country: Africa / Sudan flag Sudan
Noveller. From the heat of Khartoum at the height of summer to the wintery streets of London, from the concrete high rises in the Gulf to the blustery coast in Aberdeen, this collection evokes the overlapping worlds of Africa, Britain and the Middle East


Equus by Peter Shaffer EN

Rating: 4.5     6 Votes
An explosive play that took critics and audiences by storm, Equus is Peter Shaffer's exploration of the way modern society has destroyed our ability to feel passion. Alan Strang is a disturbed youth whose dangerous obsession with horses leads him to commit an unspeakable act of violence. As psychiatrist Martin Dysart struggles to understand the motivation for Alan's brutality, he is increasingly drawn into Alan's web and eventually forced to question his own sanity. Equus is a timeless classic and a cornerstone of contemporary drama that delves into the darkest recesses of human existence.