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When Nietzsche Wept
- By: Irvin D. Yalom
- Narrated by: Paul Michael Garcia
- Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
Josef Breuer, one of the founding fathers of psychoanalysis, is at the height of his career. Friedrich Nietzsche, Europe's greatest philosopher, is on the brink of suicidal despair, unable to find a cure for the headaches and other ailments that plague him. When he agrees to treat Nietzsche with his experimental "talking cure", Breuer never expects that he, too, will find solace in their sessions. Only through facing his own inner demons can the gifted healer begin to help his patient.
- By Mateusz Sobiesiak on 19-12-17
What a gift Irwin...are a gift my friend.
“He who does not obey himself is ruled by others” Nietzsche
Fantastic, will listen to it again and again, enough wisdon for a life time.
- A Psychiatrist's Memoir
- By: Irvin Yalom
- Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
- Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
Irvin D. Yalom has made a career of investigating the lives of others. In Becoming Myself, his long-awaited memoir, he turns his therapeutic eye on himself, delving into the relationships that shaped him and the groundbreaking work that made him famous. The first-generation child of immigrant Russian Jews, Yalom grew up in a lower-class neighbourhood in Washington, DC. Determined to escape its confines, he set his sights on becoming a doctor. An incredible ascent followed.
Another Fabulous Piece of Work by Yalom
- By Nze kkuc akabusi on 01-11-17
Thank you Irvin.
This book is my first encounter with Irvin’s work, and I could not thank him enough. It is like a met someone that will be my friend for life. So much wisdon and honesty in his words. What a man, what a life and what a book.
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