July 2009 Featured Book

The Mirror Effect by Drew PinskyThe Mirror Effect
by Drew Pinsky '80

"A compelling and intelligent study of the repercussions of today's fame-obsessed society." - Flavorpill.com

Broadcast on a daily basis through myriad mass media, the self-destructive soap opera of celebrity behavior attracts a huge and hungry audience. Dr. Drew Pinsky '80 argues in  The Mirror Effect that such behavior points to a wide-ranging psychological dysfunction among celebrities that may be spreading to the culture at large: the condition known as narcissism.