Man's Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl
Viktor Frankl's 1946 book Man's Search for Meaning chronicles his experiences as a concentration camp inmate and describes his psychotherapeutic method of finding a reason to live. According to Frankl, the book intends to answer the question "How was everyday life in a concentration camp reflected in the mind of the average prisoner?" Part One constitutes Frankl's analysis of his experiences in the concentration camps, while Part Two introduces his ideas of meaning and his theory of logotherapy.
The 190th greatest nonfiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 100 Most Influential Books of the Century (Boston Public Library)
- - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (USA))
- - Select 100 (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)