Intoxicated by My Illness: And Other Writings on Life and Death

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Random House Publishing Group, Nov 24, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 156 pages
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"Succeeds brilliantly....He lives as a writer and we are the wealthier for it."--The Washington Post Book World

Anatole Broyard, long-time book critic, book review editor, and essayist for the New York Times, wants to be remembered. He will be, with this collection of irreverent, humorous essays he wrote concerning the ordeals of life and death--many of which were written during the battle with cancer that led to his death in 1990.

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INTOXICATED BY MY ILLNESS: And Other Writings on Life and Mortality

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Writer and New York Times book critic Broyard died of cancer in 1990. Here is a slender volume of writings he produced on the subject of his illness itself, filled out with a handful of earlier pieces ... Read full review

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User Review  - damsorrow - LibraryThing

I generally don't think about how I was a gender studies major in college except when reading books like this where I'm trying VERY HARD to really get into it and then I start SEEING HOW HE HATES ... Read full review

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