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  • Published: 7 May 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473576247
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 160

Yes To Life In Spite of Everything




A newly discovered classic: a collection of inspirational lectures on embracing life from worldwide bestseller Viktor Frankl

Extraordinary uncovered work by the 16 million copy bestselling author of Man’s Search For Meaning

Just months after his liberation from Auschwitz renowned psychiatrist Viktor Frankl delivered a series of talks revealing the foundations of his life-affirming philosophy for which he would become world famous.

Despite the unspeakable horrors in the camp, Frankl learnt from his fellow inmates that it is always possible to say ‘yes to life’. This profound and timeless lesson is amongst many in this remarkable collection now publishing in English for the very first time.

With a foreword by Daniel Goleman

  • Pub date: 7 May 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473576247
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 160

About the Author

Viktor E Frankl

Viktor Frankl was born in Vienna in 1905 and was Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the University of Vienna Medical School. His wife, father, mother and brother all died in Nazi concentration camps, only he and his sister survived, but he never lost the qualities of compassion, loyalty, undaunted spirit and thirst for life (earning his pilot's licence aged 67). He died in Vienna in 1997.

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Praise for Yes To Life In Spite of Everything

“Viktor Frankl gives us the gift of looking at everything in life as an opportunity ”

Edith Eger, bestselling author of The Choice

“The case studies are relatable and the overall viewpoint convincing. More than 70 years later, Frankl’s philosophy still inspires”

Kirkus

“Offers a path to finding hope even in these dark times”

The New York Times

“This slim, powerful collection from Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist Frankl (Man’s Search for Meaning) attests to life’s meaning, even in desperate circumstances. . . . This lovely work transcends its original context, offering wisdom and guidance”

Publishers Weekly

“Frankl’s is a voice that seems as necessary now as it was in the shadow of the Holocaust”

Guardian

“Viktor Frankl gives us the gift of looking at everything in life as an opportunity ”

Edith Eger, bestselling author of The Choice

“The case studies are relatable and the overall viewpoint convincing. More than 70 years later, Frankl’s philosophy still inspires”

Kirkus

“This slim, powerful collection from Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist Frankl (Man’s Search for Meaning) attests to life’s meaning, even in desperate circumstances. . . . This lovely work transcends its original context, offering wisdom and guidance”

Publishers Weekly


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