product description page

Selfishness of Others : An Essay on the Fear of Narcissism: Library Edition (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken

$27.00
MSRPReg: $30.00 Save $3.00 (10% off)
shipping to 94043 only 2 left
get it from Mon, Apr 30 - Tue, May 1 with standard shipping.
free order pickup not available
not sold at Manhattan Herald Square

about this item

They’re among us, but they are not like us. They manipulate, lie, cheat, and steal. They are irresistibly charming and accomplished, appearing to live in a radiance beyond what we are capable of. But narcissists are empty. No one knows exactly what everyone else is full of—some kind of a soul, or personhood—but whatever it is, experts agree that narcissists do not have it.So goes the popular understanding of narcissism, or NPD (narcissistic personality disorder). And it’s more prevalent than ever, according to recent articles in the New York Times, the Atlantic, and Time. In bestsellers like The Narcissism Epidemic, Narcissists Exposed, and The Narcissist Next Door, pop psychologists have armed the normal with tools to identify and combat the vampiric influence of this rising population, while on websites like NarcissismSurvivor.com, thousands of people congregate to swap horror stories about relationships with narcs.In The Selfishness of Others, the essayist Kristin Dombek provides a clear-sighted account of how a rare clinical diagnosis became a fluid cultural phenomenon, a repository for our deepest fears about love, friendship, and family. She cuts through hysteria in search of the razor-thin line between pathology and common selfishness, writing with robust skepticism toward the prophets of NPD and genuine empathy for those who see themselves as its victims. And finally, she shares her own story in a candid effort to find a path away from the cycle of fear and blame and toward a more forgiving and rewarding life.

more to consider

  • People vs. Alex Cross -  Unabridged (Alex Cross) by James Patterson (CD/Spoken Word)

    $31.50

  • Manhunt -  Unabridged (Michael Bennett) by James Patterson (CD/Spoken Word)

    $9.00

  • Handmaid's Tale (CD/Spoken Word) (Margaret Eleanor Atwood)

    $13.77

  • Word of God Audio Bible : New Testament (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word)

    $32.03

  • Happiness in This Life (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (Pope Francis)

    $19.86

recommended

  • Employment Discrimination (Paperback) (Joel Wm. Friedman)

    $50.30

  • Thousands : Poems (Paperback) (Lightsey Darst)

    $11.56

  • Love Print Throw Pillow Collection - Surya

    $25.49 - $33.99

  • Garmin Vivosmart® 3 Fitness Assessment Monitor Small/Medium - Black

    $119.99

  • Five finger death pu - Wrong side of heaven/Righteous v1 (CD)

    $12.29


from the manufacturer


guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.