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When Bad Things Happen to Other People
How can we derive pleasure from others' suffering? Portmann explores Schadenfreude, drawing on writers and thinkers such as Kant, Freud and Toni Morrison and challenging us to re-examine feelings about suffering, sympathy and justice.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published June 30th 2000 by Routledge
(first published November 8th 1999)
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