Find out more about Maxine and how she wrote The Eighth Girl in these new Q&As and podcasts.
From cashmere socks and afternoon walks to gender politics and the stigmatisation of mental illness, Maxine shares insights into what inspires her research and writing.
Psychoanalytic, Psychotherapist, Clinical Supervisor, and Debut Author, Maxine Mei-Fung Chung The Eighth Girl “A multi-layered and compelling exploration of Dissociative Identity Disorder.” Long Vo interviews Maxine Mei-Fung Chung as they talk about the importance of diverse stories that are sociall
One Woman, Multiple Personas By Dawn Ius Maxine Mei-Fung Chung isn’t the first author to explore dissociative identity disorder-that particular mental health condition remains popular among thriller and suspense storytellers, both in book and movie formats. But for her debut, Chung wanted to do more than just entertain-she wanted to educate about the condition, and…
We are joined by Maxine Mei-Fung Chung who talks to us about her thrilling new psychological thriller The Eighth Girl, dissociative identity disorder, her favorite librarian, and leather chairs with velvet pillows. Plus- we have social distancing observations and Dave shares his top ten books about running!
Ep 11: Meet Shane from Gottwals Books, Authors Maxine Mei-Fung Chung, Stephanie Wrobel + This Week’s New Releases
This week we had a chat with bookseller Shane Gottwals from Gottwals Books, located in Warner Robins, Georgia. We talked about the bookstore, the town of Warner Robins and Mid-Georgia and what you can expect when visiting his bookstore. We also discussed t…
Maxine lectures on trauma, gender and sexuality, clinical dissociation, and attachment theory at The John Bowlby School of Psychotherapy. The Eighth Girl is based on her professional experience working with patients who have mental disorders. Here’s a preview of The Eighth Girl – it sounds like a great read fo r book clubs: Beautiful.
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The Eighth Girl: A Novel 2–What is it about? The Eighth Girl is about a young woman named Alexa Wu who is living with DID (Dissociative Identity Disorder) previously known as multiple personality disorder. Only three people know about her condition–her stepmother, Anna; her psychiatrist, Daniel and her best friend, Ella.