Author's Talk: Adam Phillips, Missing Out

Freud Museum, London · 24 October 2012

Missing Out
Author's Talk: Adam Phillips with Lisa Appignanesi
24 October 2012 · 7pm

In his latest book, Missing Out (Hamish Hamilton), acclaimed psychoanalyst and writer Adam Phillips probes another intriguing feature of the human condition: the 'unlived life'. So much of our mental life is about the lives we are not living, the lives we are missing out on', he notes. But is frustration a necessary part of the good life? He discusses missing out, frustration, satisfaction and the many wishes and wants inbetween with Lisa Appignanesi, author of All About Love (Virago) and Chair of the Freud Museum. [Read More]

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