The Case for Falling in Love

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The Case for Falling in Love

Why We Can't Master the Madness of Love -- And Why That's the Best Part

By Mari Ruti

Sourcebooks Casablanca, Hardcover, 9781402250804, 270pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2011

Are you tired of reading book after book and playing game after game, trying to avoid heartbreak?

About the Author
Mari Ruti was educated at Brown, Harvard, and the University of Paris. After finishing her Harvard doctorate in 2000, she spent four years as assistant director of the university's program for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. She is currently associate professor of critical theory at the University of Toronto English Department, where she teaches contemporary theory, continental philosophy, psychoanalysis, gender studies, and popular culture. Ruti is the author of two academic books: "Reinventing the Soul: Posthumanist Theory and Psychic Life "and "A World of Fragile Things: Psychoanalysis and the Art of Living." She splits her time between Toronto, the East Coast, and Maui.