By Wendy Kaminer
"If a Nobel Prize have been provided for readability and sanity in a global long gone mad, Wendy Kaminer will be on her technique to Stockholm." -- Newsday
Anyone who is ever puzzled why speaking approximately dependancy has develop into so stylish, shuddered on listening to an "adult baby" evaluate his upbringing with the Holocaust, or felt that admitting one's powerlessness is a daunting prospect for a participatory democracy can be extremely joyful by means of this bracingly outspoken and clever paintings of social criticism.
Whether she is infiltrating twelve-step conferences and codependency workshops or comparing the claims of authorities from Shirley MacLaine to M. Scott Peck, Wendy Kaminer deftly diagnoses a countrywide circulation (and multi-million-dollar undefined) with a robust tendency towards authoritarianism, a cult of victimhood, and a bad streak of covert religiosity.
Controversial, unique, and brilliantly reasoned, i am Dysfunctional, you are Dysfunctional alterations the best way we expect approximately self-help -- and is helping us to imagine for ourselves.
"Explores...the ominous impression of all this institutionalized whining on our tradition and politics...an incisive and provocative argument." -- Washington Post
"Extremely witty...Ms. Kaminer has a true reward for honing her anger to an epigrammatic edge....We could make sturdy use of [her] skepticism."
-- the hot York occasions booklet evaluate
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I'm Dysfunctional, You're Dysfunctional: The Recovery Movement and Other Self-Help by Wendy Kaminer