James Joyce by Richard Ellmann
This acclaimed biography has won both the James Tait Black and the Duff Cooper Memorial Prizes, and is considered by many to be the definitive account of Joyce's life and work. The fresh material deals with most aspects of Joyce's life: his writings and his attitude towards them, his experiences of love and desire, his domestic travails, his political views.
The 490th greatest nonfiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 73rd on The Modern Library | 100 Best Nonfiction (The Modern Library)
- - National Book Award - Nonfiction (National Book Foundation)