In Defense of Secrets

In Defense of Secrets

Anne Dufourmantelle


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Dufourmantelle shot to international fame when she died in 2017, white trying to save two children caught in a riptide, with stories in the New York Times, the BBC, and elsewhere.


Anne Dufourmantelle:
Anne Dufourmantelle (1964–2017), philosopher and psychoanalyst, taught at the European Graduate School and wrote monthly columns for the Paris newspaper Libération. Her books in English include In Praise of Risk; Power of Gentleness; Blind Date; and, with Jacques Derrida, Of Hospitality.