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The most clearly written, insightful, compelling biography I have ever read.
John Lahr's biography, "Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrim of the Flesh,"is the best theatre book I've read in a lifetime as actor, teacher, director and writer.
The book combines discussions of many of Williams works, with a discussion of Williams' life.
I came away completely sympathetic to Tennessee Williams.
I suffered with the playwright in his pain of rejection and in his search for love, and came to see all of his... Read more
This is an amazing book. Lahr gets access to long unavailable material. I expect if you are at all interested in Williams, you already have this book. Read morePublished 8 days ago by J. D. Meyer
Great read and very informative. A sensitive rendering of a tortured soul, without being sentimental.Published 12 days ago by farblonget
This is a fabulous book, as one might expect the focus of the book is Williams' plays and what experiences he mined to write them. Read morePublished 14 days ago by M. A Newman
Probably the best biography of Mr. williams to date. i had the privilege of meeting him when I was taking American literature in college and he lived up to his reputation then as... Read morePublished 20 days ago by Rich
It was a gift but delivery and price couldn't be beat. Thanks!Published 21 days ago by Jeffrey M. Grasso
I can't remember not knowing the name Tennessee Williams, and when his auto-biography appeared in the 1970s, I, like many, got to know him well. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Frank M. Gentile
For the most part, an immensely readable biography, especially since I am a playwright and do know personally one of two of the characters mentioned. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Louis Lippa