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Missing Out: In Praise of the Unlived Life

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Missing Out is a meditation on reality and opportunity by Adam Phillips. All of us lead two parallel lives: the life we actually live and the one that we wish for and fantasise about. And this life unlived (the one that never actually happens, the one we might be living but for some reason are not) can occupy an extraordinary part of our mental life. We share our lives, in a sense, with the people we have failed to be - and this can become itself the story of our lives: an elegy to needs unmet, desires sacrificed and roads ...

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Missing Out: In Praise of the Unlived Life
2013, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250043511

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Missing Out: In Praise of the Unlived Life
2013, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374281113

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Missing Out: In Praise of the Unlived Life
2013, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141031811

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Missing Out: In Praise of the Unlived Life
2012, Hamish Hamilton Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780241143872

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