Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson has written 29 books. He is best known for his first book about Freud: The Assault on Truth: Freud's Suppression of the Seduction Theory, and his two New York Times' best-selling books: When Elephants Weep, and Dogs Never Lie About Love. He did a B.A. at Harvard, and also a Ph.D. in Sanskrit from Harvard as well. He has taught at the University of Toronto, The University of Michigan, and the University of California at Berkeley. He and his family lived in New Zealand for 14 years. Now he lives in Malaga, and Berlin. In 2016 he is moving to Sydney. He is married to Leila Rubina Masson, a German pediatrician. They have two sons: Manu, 13, and Ilan, 18. He was married to Therese Alter Masson and they have a daughter, Simone, who is now a nurse practitioner in Oakland, California.