By Adam Phillips (Picador, $17)
A psychoanalyst suggests that if we accept frustration as a way of outlining what we really want, satisfaction suddenly becomes possible.
The Haunting of Twenty-First-Century America
By Joel Martin and William J. Birnes (Tor, $22)
This companion volume to two earlier books recounts the shocking paranormal influences that shaped American history.
By Ronald J. Deibert (Signal/M&S, $20)
The University of Toronto political scientist examines surveillance, privacy and other troubling aspects of the Internet.