The Diary of Anas Nin, 1947–1955

Front Cover
HMH, Mar 26, 1975 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages
The fifth volume of “one of the most remarkable diaries in the history of letters” (Los Angeles Times).

Spanning from the late 1940s through the mid-1950s, this volume covers the author’s experiences in Mexico, California, New York, and Paris; her psychoanalysis; and her experiment with LSD.

“Through her own struggling and dazzling courage [Nin has] shown women... groping with and growing with the world.” —Minneapolis Tribune

Edited and with a preface by Gunther Stuhlmann

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages


Back Matter
Back Cover

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1975)

Anas Nin (1903–1977) was born in Paris and aspired at an early age to be a writer. An influential artist and thinker, she was the author of several novels, short stories, critical studies, a collection of essays, two volumes of erotica, and nine published volumes of her diary.

Bibliographic information