Adam Phillips and Chris Oakley: Unforbidden Pleasures

Adam Phillips, writer and psychotherapist, discusses his book, 'Unforbidden Pleasures', with Chris Oakley.

Read more by Adam Phillips in the London Review of Books:

Find out more about London Review Bookshop events:


Located in the heart of Bloomsbury, just a Rosetta Stone’s throw from the British Museum, the London Review Bookshop has established itself as an essential part of the capital’s cultural life. Opened in 2003 by the London Review of Books, it’s a place for people who love books to meet, talk, drink excellent tea and coffee, consume delicious cake, and of course, browse.

Our selection of more than 20,000 titles ranges from the classics of world literature to the cutting edge of contemporary fiction and poetry, not forgetting a copious display of history, politics, philosophy, cookery, essays and children’s books. And our lovely shop, designed by Amanda Culpin of utility provides the perfect setting in which to explore them all.


Surrounded by books and fragrant with tea, the London Review Cake Shop is the modern answer to London’s long-lost literary coffee-houses. Accessed through the Bookshop via a corridor in the history section, the Cake Shop offers a small but vibrant menu, a wi…

Original video:
Downloaded by on Sat Nov 23 20:27:16 2019 Available for 30 days after download

Tagged with education