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I thought this was more of a memoir, which it plainly is not. What it is, is Shawn analyzing phobia & fear, somewhat from his perspective, but mostly just in general. He's very knowledgable on the subject and has done an excellent job interpreting some of his research. However as a non-phobic this book wasn't always interesting & I speed read through large portions of it to get to something that I found more interesting. Still I found some of his theories compelling and even want to read more on the subject because of this book. I think someone who has lived with phobias & struggles to understand it may really enjoy this book. Just wasn't for me.  

Review: Wish I Could Be There: Notes From a Phobic Life

User Review  - Deanne - Goodreads

Behind a clever title lies an academic study of the history and nature of phobias completely void of humor or personality. Read full review

Review: Wish I Could Be There: Notes From a Phobic Life

User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

only read 1/3, more science less bio than i expected Read full review

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