THE WORDS TO SAY IT by Marie Cardinal, with preface & afterword by Bruno Bettelheim, has become an important text for our time. Taught in over 250 colleges & universities including Harvard, Yale, Berkeley & Stanford, this book has a strong trade life. "It is impeccably written (& very well translated by Pat Goodheart), full of the most delicate notation ('I brought as many dreams as I could carry to the dead end street,' 'I was at the age when adolescence begins to bite into the mind...')."--Michael Wood, The Sunday Times (London). "I do not know of any other book that would render such a true picture of what the patient's experience of her psychoanalysis is like."--Bruno Bettelheim. "...one of the most remarkable books I have ever read. A man could never have written this book."--Ingmar Bergman. "A profligate yet impeccably controlled work."--The New York Times Book Review. "...an elegant translation...rich in language & thought."--The Philadelphia Inquirer. "...tough, elegant, lyrical, so graphic it hurts."-- Newsday. "...the most thorough, convincing & moving account of an analysis as experienced by the patient yet written...electrifying insights."--The Washington Post. "This book belongs in the category of the most significant works of feminist literature."-- Frankfurter Rundschau.Cardinal, Marie is the author of 'Words to Say It' with ISBN 9780941324090 and ISBN 0941324095.