The Hounds of Love

A new book on the pioneering but deeply eccentric socialist psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich is full of lessons on the links between the body, trauma, and politics.

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‘Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get you.’ It’s an aphorism that could have been coined for Wilhelm Reich, the twentieth-century psychoanalyst whose extraordinary life and work is the subject of Everybody: A Book About Freedom by the author and novelist Olivia Laing. Today, Reich’s public image, where it even exists, […]

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