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March 7th, 2011

Luminous and intensely personal, Art and Madness (on sale March 15) recounts the lost years of Anne Roiphe’s twenties, when the soon-to-be-critically-acclaimed author put her dreams of becoming a writer on hold to devote herself to the magnetic but coercive male artists of the period. Sign up for the Nan A. Talese newsletter for your chance to win a signed copy!

Early praise:

“Roiphe’s sharp, dazzling memoir of her literary youth in late 1950s and early 1960s New York City contains a dark story of untenable marriages, alcoholism, and outrageous sexism … She is a masterly writer: her work presents vivid, priceless snapshots of the roiling era of Communist hysteria, faddish homosexuality, male privilege, and the heartbreaking fragility of talented men and their dreams of fame.”
Publishers Weekly

“A sharp, graphic portrayal of bohemian times that thoughtfully reveals the young woman the author once was.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Roiphe analyzes the effect of alcohol and crazy lifestyles on the writers as well as their wives, who were supposed to serve as patient muses, her colorful, staccato prose capturing the restless energy of the time.”
Library Journal