Books by Patricia Pearson

Patricia Pearson is a columnist for McLean's and a former columnist for Canada's National Post. She is also a frequent contributor to USA Today and the author of the novel Playing House. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the New York Observer,


RELIGION
Released: May 13, 2014

"A fascinating and candid analysis of the process of dying."
Insights into what people experience as they die. Read full book review >
A BRIEF HISTORY OF ANXIETY by Patricia Pearson
PSYCHOLOGY
Released: March 4, 2008

"A wholly satisfying mix of memoir, cultural history and investigative journalism."
Novelist and USA Today contributor Pearson (Area Woman Blows Gasket, 2005, etc.) insightfully probes one of the oldest—and least-understood—psychological conditions. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 2005

"A Great White North pundit altogether too nice for south of the border. "
Canadian journalist Pearson (When She Was Bad, 1997, etc.) offers some mildly amusing, finally innocuous comments on organic foods, daycare and surviving motherhood. Read full book review >
WHEN SHE WAS BAD by Patricia Pearson
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"Gripping, controversial material that sheds light on violence and society, and how women can get away with murder. (Author tour)"
 A compelling, frightening look at women, not as victims of violence, but as perpetrators of it. Read full book review >