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Alma Halbert Bond is a psychoanalyst who was in private practice for 37
years. She is the author of 11 published books. In addition to the three
new books mentioned above, her publications include Tales of Psychology:
Short Stories to Make You Wise ($24.95, Paragon House), The Autobiography
of Maria Callas, a Novel, Who Killed Virginia Woolf? A Psychobiography,
and I Married Dr. Jekyll and Woke Up Mrs. Hyde; .
Dr. Bond teaches Psychology & Writing online at WriterSchool. She is a
member of the International Psychoanalytic Association, the American
Psychological Association, and the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training
and Research, where she is a fellow, training analyst, and faculty member.
She is listed in Who's Who in
and 20 other biographies. Review in "Bookviews," by Alan Caruba
says, Dr. Alma Bond is one of the nation's leading psychoanalysts as well
as the author of 11 books. Her latest is "Tales of Psychology: Short
Stories to Make You Wise." "Maria," her play about the life
and loves of Maria Callas, was recently produced off-off Broadway at Ye
Paragon House is proud to announce a brilliant new anthology reaching into
the depths of human nature, Tales of Psychology: Short Stories to Make You
Wise, by Psychoanalyst Alma Halbert Bond.
A story that breathes life is incapable of death. It reverberates; it
haunts and disturbs the reader. Tales of Psychology belongs to this select
genre. It contains all the excellent qualities, "extraordinary
observations, insightful remarks, moving passages and wonderful lessons
"necessary to make one be both attendant and gentle with life."
G. Marudhan, Critique Magazine
Tales of Psychology: Short Stories to Make You Wise is a stunning
collection of short stories by both award winning and unknown authors that
ranges from the most exalted in human character to the most depraved. Dr.
Bond combines this collection with her astute psychological explanations
of the meaning behind each story. Warren Thurston, owner of Boggle Books,
writes, To read the book is to take a tour of a psychological gallery,
with Doctor Bond orchestrating what the reader will see next. Her choice
of stories brings forth images too powerful to ignore. Primeval urges that
shake the reader from their normal state, taking them on a journey to a
world hidden deep within their consciousness. This book will indeed
provide many hours of reading pleasure.
These stories bring to light truths of human nature through fine writing.
From alcoholism to defense mechanisms and mental retardation, Tales of
Psychology presents life-changing literature. You will recognize different
aspects of yourself and those around you within the pages of this
collection. Tales of Psychology is a subtle and rich collection that will
lead you into the heart of thought and beyond. It is the perfect volume
for everyone from students and professionals to those with curious minds
and is also highly recommended to teachers and professors of psychology
for an original and elegant method of teaching in the classroom.
The following is a sampling of stories housed within Tales of Psychology:
A Small, Good Thing, by Raymond Carver, The Middle Years, by Henry James,
Silent Snow, Secret Snow, by Conrad Aiken, The Region of Ice, by Joyce
Carol Oates, Paul's Case, by Willa Cather, and My Apology, by Woody Allen.
Each story is followed by a discussion of the psychological principles
revealed. Dr. Bond's astute analyses add depth and understanding to the
words of these great writers.
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