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Side effects are things we do not intend. And, in this collection of essays, Adam Phillips examines how the things we donít mean, or mean perhaps to forget, prove to be those that are often most telling about our unconscious lives.

Phillips also intends for us to question our conscious pursuit of happiness, explaining that, in refusing to admit and explore lifeís down sides, we can only be living half lives. And through his unique and incisive exploration of literature, Phillips also demonstrates what the great novelists have to tell us about ourselves.

Both illuminating and fascinating on literature as well as life, Side Effects maps our edges as human beings, and, in doing so, goes some way to helping give shape to our lives.

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Adam Phillips is a psychoanalyst and the author of ten previous books including On Kissing, Tickling and Being Bored, On Flirtation and, most recently, Going Sane. He writes regularly for the London Review of Books, the Observer and the New York Times, and is General Editor of the new Penguin Modern Classics Freud translations.

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