George Prochnik

George Prochnik is the author of Putnam Camp: Sigmund Freud, James Jackson Putnam & The Purpose of American Psychology. His most recent essays have been published in The New York Times, The Boston Globe and Cabinet magazine. His new book, In Pursuit of Silence – Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise, was published by Doubleday on April 6, 2010.

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    Confusion is one of [Zweig’s] finest and most exemplary works…a perfect reminder of, or introduction to, Zweig’s economy and subtlety as a writer.” —Robert Macfarlane, The Times Literary Supplement