Adam Phillips

Adam Phillips is a child psychotherapist and essayist. He is also the General Editor of the new Penguin edition of the selected works of Sigmund Freud and a contributor to theLondon Review of Books.
The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million
In his remarkable and original epic, part memoir, part reportage, part mystery, and part detective work, Daniel Mendelsohn tried to reconstruct the reality of the lives the six members of his family – his great-uncle Shmiel, his wife and their four daughters- who perished in the Holocaust and whose compelling absence has haunted his family. Here he discussed with Adam Phillips memory, the past, families, and the limits of storytelling. In association with the London Review of Boo...