Books by J.P. Donleavy

WRONG INFORMATION IS BEING GIVEN OUT AT PRINCETON by J.P. Donleavy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1998

"The old dog is showing signs of age, but his friends will always be glad he's dropped in to say hello—even if their children find him a trifle unkempt and creepy."
What does a nice Yank lad from the Bronx find in his heart to write about, long years after he's hightailed it to Dublin and set himself up as a full-time Paddy? Read full book review >
THE LADY WHO LIKED CLEAN RESTROOMS by J.P. Donleavy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 1997

"A brilliantly brief, gloriously irreverent, perfectly raunchy, wonderfully hilarious—and sad, melancholy, tearful look at one woman's life. (Eight illustrations by Elliot Banfield are just as good as the book.)"
The famed author of The Gingerman shows—in this angst-and-arsenic-laced little bonbon- -that there's plenty of wit and heart in the writer yet. Read full book review >
THE HISTORY OF THE GINGER MAN by J.P. Donleavy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 17, 1994

"Donleavy's unbuttoned best in 40 years, as unbalanced as The Ginger Man."
The story of the writing, publication, and court battles of Donleavy's classic novel The Ginger Man—never out of print since first publication by Olympia Press in 1955. Read full book review >
THE GINGER MAN by J.P. Donleavy
Released: May 8, 1958

Written by an American who has lived in London for several years, this is of a piece with the current crop of young men who find an aesthetic in uglinces, who, in concentrating on one hapless individual, would bring down the importance of mass man, and whose murky, squalid dossiers have their interest in the sum of the whole rather than any one part. Read full book review >