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  • Published: 18 June 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241964101
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $22.99

One Way And Another




A selection of his most popular essays from the author called 'Britain's foremost psychoanalytic writer' by the New Yorker

Throughout his brilliant career, Adam Phillips has lent a new and incisive dimension to the art of creative non-fiction, and in so doing revived the form for audiences of the new millennium. Collected here are nineteen pieces that have best defined his thinking - including 'On Tickling', 'On Being Bored' and 'Clutter: A Case History' - along with a selection of new writings and an introduction by Booker prize-winner John Banville. One Way and Another is an affirmation of Phillips's position as one of the most important, imaginative and accessible literary essayists today.

  • Published: 18 June 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241964101
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $22.99

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Praise for One Way And Another

Phillips is one of the finest prose stylists at work in the language, an Emerson for our time

John Banville

Reading Phillips, you may be amused, vexed, dazzled. But the one thing you will never be is bored

Observer

"Phillipsian" would evoke a vivid, paradoxical style that led you to think that you had picked up an idea by the head, only to find you were holding it by the tail

Lisa Appignanesi, Guardian

He is perhaps single-handedly continuing the tradition of the world's best essayists

Observer

Phillips radiates infectious charm. The brew of gaiety, compassion, exuberance and idealism is heady and disarming

Sunday Times

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