No More Silly Love Songs | Granta

  • Published: 06/01/2011
  • ISBN: 9781846271885
  • 122x20mm
  • 304 pages

No More Silly Love Songs

Anouchka Grose

Falling in love is a complicated, messy, mad endeavour – and staying in love is even worse. All too often our hopes end in heartbreak and our dreams in tatters, but there is a rational alternative to romantic despair. Drawing on her own experience as a psychoanalyst, and the combined wisdom of philosophers, poets, scientists and singers, Anouchka Grose offers some serious solutions to the conundrums of love.

Wry, witty and enlightening, Anouchka Grose's book will both delight and instruct

Darian Leader, author of WHY DO WOMEN WRITE MORE LETTERS THAN THEY POST?

A hugely entertaining account that aims to make you think differently about the machinations of love

Time Out

Mixing philosophy, anthropology and neurobiology with popular culture (citations range from Freud to Lily Allen and the Sugababes), it is frank and often funny

Evening Standard

The Author

Anouchka Grose is a psychoanalyst and writer practising in London. She is the author of two novels and three non-fiction books, most recently From Anxiety to Zoolander: notes on pyschoanalysis.

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‘What a strange, terrible, exciting present – something you have to defile in order to appreciate.’

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How I Became an SJW

Anouchka Grose

‘I had become a pacifist in the time it took to run between the bedroom and the bathroom of a London flat.’