Lisa Appignanesi will be presenting a series on Freud on Radio 4, every week day for one week from 14th March The authors are well-known writers and broadcasters 'A marvellously rich and engrossing work of intellectual history, deftly composed' Richard Wollheim, The New York Times Book Review 'This wonderful book is the tale of the great twentieth-century love affair with Freudian thought. Is is an overblown historical romance that has at its centre the riddle of femininity itself' Suzanne Moore, Guardian 'An engrossing - and superbly well researched - work of intellectual history' Ray Monk, Sunday Telegraph 'Intelligent, sophisticated and written with great flair' Roy Porter
Lisa Appignanesi is a novelist and writer. A former university lecturer and Deputy Director of London's Institute of Contemporary Arts, she has made programs for television and co-edited many books, including The Rushdie File and Science and Beyond. She broadcasts and reviews regularly and is a Chevalier des arts et des lettres. John Forrester, Professor of History and Philosophy of the Sciences at Cambridge University, is a noted Freud scholar and writer on psychoanalysis. He is a co-translator of Lacan's Seminars I and II.