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 275th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 73rd on The Modern Library | 100 Best Nonfiction (The Modern Library)
  2. - National Book Award - Nonfiction (National Book Foundation)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Selected Letters of James Joyce Paperback 1464862 $41.25 $36.50 2003
James Joyce (Oxford Lives) Paperback 146071 $18.95 $2.49 1983
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James Joyce Hardcover 20961562 $9.99
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Joyce James 2e Opb (P) Paperback 5801602 $16.38
James Joyce (Spanish Edition) Paperback 5813509 $27.89 $12.52 2019
James Joyce (Galaxy Books) Paperback 3116929 $25.00 $0.01
Joyce: Selected Letters Hardcover 1972338 $88.92 $19.69 1975
My Brother's Keeper: James Joyce's Early Years Kindle Edition 325789 $9.99 2003
My Brother's Keeper Hardcover 2765853 $144.50 $7.50 1958
Joyce: Critical Writings: 2 Hardcover 4785876 $24.99 1966
Joyce: Critical Writings Paperback 6972380 $69.74 $0.01 1964
James Joyce Paperback 5047852 $8.13
The Selected Letters of James Joyce Paperback 1216490 $51.99 $8.50 1975
James Joyce, New and Revised Edition Hardcover 361269 $64.98 $9.37 1983