Sam Vaknin

Biography

Sam Vaknin ( http://samvak.tripod.com ) is the author of Malignant Self Love - Narcissism Revisited and After the Rain - How the West Lost the East as well as many other books and ebooks about topics in psychology, relationships, philosophy, economics, and international affairs.

He served as a columnist for Central Europe Review, Global Politician, PopMatters, eBookWeb , and Bellaonline, and as a United Press International (UPI) Senior Business Correspondent. He was the editor of mental health and Central East Europe categories in The Open Directory and Suite101.

Where to find Sam Vaknin online


Where to buy in print


Books

Links and Factoids
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 41,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Anthology of fascinating historical and scientific facts and links to relevant Web sources.
The Hitler File EXCERPTS
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 57,690. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Fiction
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
What was in Hitler's personal file kept by the Nazi Party's own intelligence agency, the SD? Israel Sarid Roth, only son of two survivors of the Holocaust is about to find out, as a routine assignment in Jerusalem plunges him into the center of a deadly nightmare.
The Suffering of Being Kafka
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 44,530. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Fiction
A second volume of short stories and poetry translated from the Hebrew.
MindGames
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 28,300. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Fiction
Short stories about bizarre mental health disorders. The mind is the most terrifying place of all!
Healthcare Reform Checklist
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 19,170. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Checklist for reforms in the healthcare sector: purchasing, provision, delivery, commissioning, and stewardship. Detailed case studies from Germany and Eastern Europe.
TrendSiters - Digital Content and Web Technologies
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 179,860. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Essays dedicated to the new media, doing business on the web, digital content, its creation and distribution, e-publishing, e-books, digital reference, DRM technology, and other related issues.
Small Business Manual
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 28,650. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Issues in owning and managing a small business in developing and poor countries.
The Exporter's Handbook
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A tutorial for export transactions - from financing to shipping, INCOTERMS and contracts.
Corruption and Financial Crime
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 155,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Essays about corruption, money laundering, crime, and international finance.
The Labor Divide
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 55,220. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Modern labour theories and practice. Covers issues like employment, unemployment, migration, brain drain, entrepreneurship, workaholism, and trade unions.
Capitalistic Musings
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 96,930. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Critical analysis of the foundations and tenets of capitalism and of the dismal science - economics.
The Facts and Fictions of the Securities Industry
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 59,040. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The securities industry, its markets, instruments (equity, debt, derivatives), trading strategies, underlying economic models, and future.
Putin's Russia
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 34,470. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Russia's economy and politics under President Vladimir Putin.
Terrorists and Freedom Fighters
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The history of four terrorist organizations in the Balkans and a general introduction to terrorism and freedom fighting. Also includes essays about religious co-existence in the Balkans and about pathological narcissism as a precursor to terrorism.
Empire and War
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The antecedents and aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the role of the United States in international affairs.
The Belgian Curtain - Europe after Communism
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 30,120. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The European Union, NATO, the euro, and central and eastern Europe after the fall of communism.
Macedonia: A Nation at a Crossroads
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 211,910. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The economy, culture, society, politics, and Balkan geopolitics of the Republic of Macedonia and its people.
After the Rain - How the West Lost the East
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
An anthology of more than 50 articles regarding the politics, economics, geopolitics and history of countries in central and eastern Europe and the Balkans.
The Silver Lining - Moral Deliberations in Films
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 17,520. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Moral deliberations and philosophical dimensions in eight modern films.
Issues in Ethics
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 50,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Issues in ethics - the right to life, cloning, abortion, animal rights and other controversial topics.
Bioethics and Population
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Issues in the ethics and practice of demography and bioengineering - population control, the right to life, cloning, and abortion.
Essays on God and Freud
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 31,740. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Six essays about the alleged incompatibility between God and modern science and four essays about Psychoanalysis and its role in the landscape of modern, scientific psychology and evidence-based psychotherapies.
Cyclopedia of Philosophy
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 389,520. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics.
The Conundrums of Psychology
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 33,960. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The fundamental assumptions underlying the modern study of psychopathology examined.
The Developmental Psychology of Psychopathology
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 40,180. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Psychopathology as the outcome of problems in early childhood development.
Malignant Self Love - Narcissism Revisited EXCERPTS
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 47,650. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) and relationships with abusive narcissists and psychopaths - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), journal entries, excerpts from the archives of the Narcissism List.
Narcissism Book of Quotes
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) and relationships with abusive narcissists and psychopaths: the point of view and lessons of the victims.
Abuse, Trauma, and Torture - Their Consequences and Effects
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 48,910. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The effects on victims and survivors of traumatic experiences, long-term and repeated abuse, and torture. Includes in-depth profile of the Narcissistic Abuser and hundreds of links to literature and resources.
Narcissistic and Psychopathic Leaders
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 32,760. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Narcissistic and psychopathic leaders come in all shapes and degrees of virulence. Learn to recognize them in various settings (the workplace, religion, politics) and to cope with the toxic fallout of their "leadership".

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