The Psychology of the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Score: 3.5
From 30 Ratings

The Psychology of the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo


  • Author: Robin S. Rosenberg & Shannon O'Neill
  • Release Date : 2011-12-06
  • Genre: Psychology
  • File Size: 2450536 Bytes


Lisbeth Salander, heroine of Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and its sequels, is one of the most compelling, complex characters of our time. Is she an avenging angel? A dangerous outlaw? What makes Salander tick, and why is our response to her—and to Larsson’s Millennium trilogy—so strong?In The Psychology of the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, 19 psychologists and psychiatrists attempt to do what even expert investigator Mikael Blomkvist could not: understand Lisbeth Salander.• What does Lisbeth’s infamous dragon tattoo really say about her?• Why is Lisbeth so drawn to Mikael, and what would they both need to do to make a relationship work?• How do we explain men like Martin Vanger, Nils Bjurman, and Alexander Zalache...

The Psychology of the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Psychology of the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo


  • Author : Robin S. Rosenberg
  • Publisher : BenBella Books, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2011-12-06
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781936661350


The Psychology of the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Book Description :

Lisbeth Salander, heroine of Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and its sequels, is one of the most compelling, complex characters of our time. Is she an avenging angel? A dangerous outlaw? What makes Salander tick, and why is our response to her—and to Larsson’s Millennium trilogy—so strong? In The Psychology of the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, 19 psychologists and psychiatrists attempt to do what even expert investigator Mikael Blomkvist could not: understand Lisbeth Salander. • What does Lisbeth’s infamous dragon tattoo really say about her? • Why is Lisbeth so drawn to Mikael, and what would they both need to do to make a relationship work? • How do we explain men like Martin Vanger, Nils Bjurman, and Alexander Zalach...

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Philosophy
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Philosophy


  • Author : Eric Bronson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-09-20
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118132937


The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Philosophy Book Description :

The essential companion to Stieg Larsson's bestselling trilogyand director David Fincher's 2011 film adaptation Stieg Larsson's bestselling Millennium Trilogy—The Girlwith the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, andThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest—is aninternational phenomenon. These books express Larsson's lifelongwar against injustice, his ethical beliefs, and his deep concernfor women's rights. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo andPhilosophy probes the compelling philosophical issues behindthe entire trilogy. What philosophies do Lisbeth Salander and Kanthave in common? To catch a criminal, can Lisbeth and Mikael becriminals themselves? Can revenge be ethical? Drawing on some ofhistory's greatest philosophical minds, this book giv...

The Girl Who Played with Fire
Score: 3.5
From 3,164 Ratings

The Girl Who Played with Fire


  • Author : Stieg Larsson
  • Publisher : Penguin Canada
  • Release Date : 2010-01-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780143177296


The Girl Who Played with Fire Book Description :

The electrifying follow-up to the phenomenal best seller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. The fierce heart of this novel is Lisbeth Salander: the troubled, wise-beyond-her-years genius hacker who teamed up with crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. This time, Lisbeth is implicated in a murder: her fingerprints found on the weapon used to kill two journalists the night before their explosive story about sex trafficking in Sweden was set to be published. Now, while Blomkvist—alone in his belief in her innocence—plunges into his own investigation of the slayings, Lisbeth is drawn into a hunt in which she is the prey, and which compels her to revisit her dark past in an effort to settle with it once and for all....

Positive Psychology at the Movies

Positive Psychology at the Movies


  • Author : Ryan M. Niemiec
  • Publisher : Hogrefe & Huber Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0889374430


Positive Psychology at the Movies Book Description :

* Now with dozens of evocative movie images to help discuss key points * Three completely new chapters on "PERMA" (positive emotions, engagement, relationships, meaning, and accomplishment), the 5 core areas of well-being discussed by positive psychologists: * Positive Relationships * Mindfulness and Resilience * Achievement, Meaning, Engagement, and Positive Emotions * Now discusses nearly 1,500 positive psychology movies - 400 of them new to this edition * More in-depth discussion of film exemplars for each character strength, exploring its dynamics, use for coping, benefits - and now with movie exemplars of overuse and underuse of each strength * New exemplars include Edward in the Twilight series (self- regulation); Robert Downey, Jr.'s Sherlock ...

The Dragon with the Girl Tattoo
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

The Dragon with the Girl Tattoo


  • Author : Adam Roberts
  • Publisher : Gollancz
  • Release Date : 2010-11-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780575100923


The Dragon with the Girl Tattoo Book Description :

Lizbreath Salamander is young and beautiful. Her scales have an iridescent sheen, her wings arch proudly, her breath has a tang of sulfur. And on her back a tattoo of a mythical creature: a girl. But when Lizbreath is drawn into a dark conspiracy she will have to rely on more than her beauty and her vicious claws the size of sabres ... A dragon has disappeared, one of a secretive clan. As Lizbreath delves deeper into their history she realises that these dragons will do anything to defend their secrets. Welcome to the world of The Dragon With The Girl Tattoo. A world of gloomy Nordic dragons leading lives uncannily like our own (despite their size, despite the need for extensive fireproofing of home furnishings), a world of money hoarded, a world of ...

The Girl with the Sturgeon Tattoo
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

The Girl with the Sturgeon Tattoo


  • Author : Lars Arffssen
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Release Date : 2011-08-30
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1429984201


The Girl with the Sturgeon Tattoo Book Description :

Arguably the funniest novel to emerge from Northern Europe since the Black Death A reindeer strangler has struck again; the world's leading authority on Baltic sturgeon has been filleted, and the head of Sweden's only unpublished thriller writer has been discovered some meters from his body. Just a typical day in Stockholm's crime log? Or are the murders the works of a single killer? Chief Inspector Svenjamin Bubbles has a suspect: Lizzy Salamander, Scandinavia's most heavily tattooed girl-sociopath and hacker extraordinaire. Mikael Blomberg believes Salamander has been framed. But if Salamander is innocent, who is the 4'10" girl ninja captured on a surveillance camera decapitating the failed novelist? And what has become of the unpublished manuscrip...

The Girl in the Red Coat
Score: 3.5
From 544 Ratings

The Girl in the Red Coat


  • Author : Kate Hamer
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2015-02-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780571313259


The Girl in the Red Coat Book Description :

She is the missing girl. But she doesn't know she's lost. Carmel Wakeford becomes separated from her mother at a local children's festival, and is found by a man who claims to be her estranged grandfather. He tells her that her mother has had an accident and that she is to live with him for now. As days become weeks with her new family, 8-year-old Carmel realises that this man believes she has a special gift... While her mother desperately tries to find her, Carmel embarks on an extraordinary journey, one that will make her question who she is - and who she might become....

The Girl in the Spider s Web
Score: 3.5
From 76 Ratings

The Girl in the Spider s Web


  • Author : David Lagercrantz
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-09-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780143193340


The Girl in the Spider s Web Book Description :

Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist return She is the girl with the dragon tattoo—a genius hacker and uncompromising misfit. He is a crusading journalist whose championing of the truth often brings him to the brink of prosecution. Late one night, Blomkvist receives a phone call from a source claiming to have information vital to the United States. The source has been in contact with a young female superhacker—a hacker resembling someone Blomkvist knows all too well. The implications are staggering. Blomkvist, in desperate need of a scoop forMillennium, turns to Salander for help. She, as usual, has her own agenda. The secret they are both chasing is at the center of a tangled web of spies, cybercriminals, and governments around the world, and s...

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet s Nest
Score: 3.5
From 3,115 Ratings

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet s Nest


  • Author : Stieg Larsson
  • Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Release Date : 2010-05-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307593673


The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet s Nest Book Description :

In the third volume of the Millennium series, Lisbeth Salander lies in critical condition in a Swedish hospital, a bullet in her head. But she's fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she'll stand trial for three murders. With the help of Mikael Blomkvist, she'll need to identify those in authority who have allowed the vulnerable, like herself, to suffer abuse and violence. And, on her own, she'll seek revenge--against the man who tried to killer her and against the corrupt government institutions that nearly destroyed her life....

The Girl Who Lived Twice
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

The Girl Who Lived Twice


  • Author : David Lagercrantz
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-08-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735233027


The Girl Who Lived Twice Book Description :

New York Times Bestseller National Bestseller The sixth DRAGON TATTOO story--more than 90 million copies sold worldwide--the crime-fiction phenomenon featuring Lisbeth Salander. Book four in the series, The Girl in the Spider's Web, is now a major film from Sony Pictures starring Claire Foy--out in November 2018. "Rest easy, Lisbeth Salander fans--our punk hacker heroine is in good hands." --Patrick Ryan, USA Today "Salander and Blomkvist are just as compelling as ever." --Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times "Not only do the matter-of-fact style and intricate plotting and sexy, chilling atmosphere feel very true to the original novels, but Lagercrantz transcends the source material." --Benjamin Percy, Esquire "Elegantly paced, slickly executed, and ...