Arthur Janov, who died on Sunday October 1 aged 93, was the creator of the now largely-ignored psychotherapeutic system, Primal Scream Therapy. A dramatic psychic system, it captured the imagination of John Lennon in the 1970s and Tears for Fears in the 1980s.
Rabbi Barry Freundel probably never sat down in a non-judgmental atmosphere to talk about the sexual dimension of his work. One shrink says all rabbis should do that.
Throughout his career, E.l. Doctorow has written some of the best fiction critic Nan Goldberg has read. But his latest novel, ‘Andrew’s Brain,’ seems outdated and irrelevant.