|O’Brien, Edna. James Joyce (Penguin Lives). Lipper/Viking, 1999. ISBN: 0670882305. Unmarked. Dust jacket has a small tear at head of front dust jacket front flap, a rose sticker on the front, and a die cut to showcase Joyce’s photograph on the front board of the book. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30527) $12.00
One of Ireland’s most beloved modern authors focuses on her country’s most celebrated writer, tracing his life from restive young Jesuit student, through his relationship with the fetching Nora Barnacle, to his exile to Trieste. 179p.
Joyce (1882-1941) contributed to the modernist avant-garde and is regarded as one of the most influential and important authors of the 20th century.
|Fitch, Noel Riley. Anais: The Erotic Life of Anais Nin. Black Bay Books, 1993. ISBN: 0316284319. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30237) $14.00
Section of black and white photographs. This biography of Nin, complements, corrects, and demystifies the image that Nin so artfully crafted in her diary. 525p. Bibliography.
|Bogousslavsky, J. and F. Boller (editors). Neurological Disorders In Famous Artists (Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience). S. Karger AG (Switzerland), 2005. ISBN: 3805579144. Unmarked text. Very Good. Hardcover. (#23402) $85.00
The study of how a neurological disorder can change the artistic activity and behavior of creative people is a largely unexplored field. This publication looks at Van Gogh, Ravel, Poe, Kant, Haydn and many more, presenting fascinating insights into the relationship between brain disease and creativity in famous minds. 192+pp. 38. figures, 14 in color. 3 tables. Index.