- ASIN : B000E7RTNU
- Publisher : Ballantine (January 1, 1973)
- Language: : English
- Mass Market Paperback : 192 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0345032799
- ISBN-13 : 978-0345032799
- Item Weight : 3.2 ounces
- Best Sellers Rank: #3,440,281 in Books
We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.
Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions. More than five million copies later, Dr. Eric Berne’s classic is as astonishing–and revealing–as it was on the day it was first published. This anniversary edition features a new introduction by Dr. James R. Allen, president of the International Transactional Analysis Association, and Kurt Vonnegut’s brilliant Life magazine review from 1965.
We play games all the time–sexual games, marital games, power games with our bosses, and competitive games with our friends. Detailing status contests like “Martini” (I know a better way), to lethal couples combat like “If It Weren’t For You” and “Uproar,” to flirtation favorites like “The Stocking Game” and “Let’s You and Him Fight,”
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