Pythia Peay Author of "American Icarus: A Memoir of Father & Country and America on the Couch

Depth journalist Pythia Peay's articles about the inner dimension of life have appeared in media such as the Washington Post's On Faith, Washingtonian, Beliefnet, George, New Woman, Common Boundary, Ode, and Utne magazine. Her "Body & Soul" columns for Religion News Service appeared in newspapers around the country, from The Cleveland Plain Dealer, to The Kansas City Star and The Salt Lake Tribune.

She is the author of the forthcoming psychobiographical memoir, American Icarus: A Memoir of Father and Country, a deeply researched book into the life and times of her father, her quest to understand his troubled soul, and the American myths that shaped his life, and America on the Couch: Psychological Perspectives on American Politics and Culture(Lantern Books, 2014). For more information visit her website

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