Century of the Self

  • by Adam Curtis
  • Narrated by Adam Curtis
  • 3 hrs and 54 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Documentary about the role of psychoanalysis, marketing, and public relations in the United States. From the same director as The Power of Nightmares.

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Adam Curtis is wonderful, but very very poor audio

I didn't want to mark this down for performance.... of Adam Curtis himself I've no problem whatsoever... however the audio quality is very poor and at times difficult to listen to. You expect that to some extent with the archive audio, but the narration itself could have done with a bit of mastering.

Otherwise, gripping, angering, terrifying and compelling, as you would expect. Well-researched and Curtis makes a compelling case.
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- Mr. G. F. Carter

CUT THE CRAP..

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

This is one of the most informative audio books I've bought..I learnt so much


What did you like best about this story?

Easy to understand despite dealing with issues such as PSYCHOTHERAPY


Have you listened to any of Adam Curtis’s other performances? How does this one compare?

No..but will look him up


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When I understood something that I couldn't before name, that of NEEDS VERSUS DESIRES


Any additional comments?

For me a brilliant listen, heard it about four times and will listen again and again

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- viletrog

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-01-2014
  • Publisher: Snowball Publishing