Paul Verhaeghe is Professor of Psychoanalysis at the University of Ghent in Belgium and is also in private practice. He is the author of Love in a Time of Loneliness and Does the Woman Exist?.
'A remarkable book ... What About Me? The Struggle for Identity in a Market-Based Society is one of those books that, by making connections between apparently distinct phenomena, permits sudden new insights into what is happening to us and why.'-- George Monbiot * The Guardian *
'Paul Verhaeghe brilliantly captures the long-term impact that living in a profit-obsessed society has had on our psychology. An excellent book.'-- Hanif Kureishi
'[An] intriguing study of modern identity.'* Canberra Times *
'This book begins quietly and slowly builds in power and eloquence as it illuminates the impact of the past 30 years of neo-liberal ideology on our sense of identity.' PICK OF THE WEEK-- Cameron Woodhead * The Age *