Mikita Brottman is an author, psychoanalyst, and chair of the humanities program at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara. Her book, The Solitary Vice, was published as a PopMatters imprint in 2008 (see 1 of 3 excerpts here). She lives in Ojai, California. Her website is available here.
In this third excerpt of PopMatters' first book, The Solitary Vice: Against Reading, by Mikita Brottman, Brottman tells us about the dark, pathological side of reading.
19 Jun 2008
In this second excerpt of PopMatters' first book, The Solitary Vice: Against Reading, Mikita Brottman suggests an easy out when you don’t want to read the book.
13 May 2008
PopMatters unveils its first book, The Solitary Vice: Against Reading, by Mikita Brottman, in this first excerpt and author interview. Brottman wonders, Just what's so great about reading, anyway?
06 Apr 2008
Hanging people is a messy business, and most of those in the trade, however eager they may have been to take the job at first, before long would be traumatized by the scenes they were forced to witness and take part in.
30 Jan 2008
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Since we expect our celebrities to be beautiful, it's no surprise that we've acquired a clinical, critical eye for fine distinctions of physiology, scrutinizing the form and shape of the human face in Talmudic minuteness.
21 Oct 2007
Unexplained phenomena, as Rickard and Michell make clear, are limited neither to time nor place.
11 Sep 2007
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