Dr Frank Tallis

Dr Frank Tallis is a writer and clinical psychologist. He has held lecturing posts in clinical psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at King’s College London.

Psycho-Thrillers

In the best traditions of historical crime writing, Philip Sington’s The Einstein Girl and Frank Tallis’ Deadly Communion interweave fiction and fact, as well as re-create whole eras. The reader is not only entranced and entertained but takes away an enhanced understanding of the theories of Einstein or Freud. These highly accomplished practitioners of their craft discussed fiction, myth and reality with crime critic Barry Forshaw.

Love Is
Love rules our lives. Philosopher Simon May, in a radically new theory of love, examines its real aim. For all its wild unpredictability, why is love so pertinacious? Indeed why do we love at all? Clinical psychologist Frank Tallis takes a look at the darker side of love – obsession – demonstrating that ultimately love dissolves the divide between what we judge to be normal and abnormal. Simon and Frank, in conversation with cultural commentator...