Books by Quentin Crisp

RESIDENT ALIEN by Quentin Crisp
Released: April 1, 1997

"Admirers of the trademark Crisp style will be delighted, but it's difficult to fathom how he endures the relentless superficiality of much of his existence. (Author tour)"
Placidly whimsical observations by the ever-charming Crisp (Manners from Heaven, 1985, etc.) on his occasion-filled life as ``a free-loader, a dilettante, a butterfly on the wheel.'' Crisp writes reviews and essays, attends openings and parties, and entertains anyone who wishes to hear his opinions, from curious strangers to lecture-hall audiences. Read full book review >