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  • Published: 4 July 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241987964
  • Imprint: Penguin Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • RRP: $18.99
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Attention Seeking




A short, fascinating introduction to the concept of attention, from Britain's pre-eminent psychoanalyst

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Attention Seeking by Adam Phillips.
'Everything depends on what, if anything, we find interesting: on what we are encouraged and educated to find interesting, and what we find ourselves being interested in despite ourselves. There is our official curiosity and our unofficial curiosity (and psychoanalysis is a story about the relationship between the two) . . .'

Based on three connected talks on the subject of attention, this pocket-sized book from Adam Phillips is a fascinating and memorable introduction to the nature and the uses of our attention.

  • Published: 4 July 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241987964
  • Imprint: Penguin Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • RRP: $18.99
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One of those writers whom it is a pleasure simply to hear think

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Adam Phillips is that rarest of phenomena, a trained clinician who is also a sublime writer

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The best living essayist writing in English

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The Martin Amis of British psychoanalysis . . . brilliantly amusing and often highly unsettling

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Playfully digressive style... He is the finest living decipherer of affective life [and] the Bob Dylan of psychoanalysis

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