Birmingham, Kevin

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The Sinner and the Saint: Dostoevsky and the Gentleman Murderer Who Inspired a Masterpiece

Equal parts biography, literary analysis, and true crime, Birmingham’s book entrances and entertains from the first page.
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The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for Joyce's Ulysses

What begins as simply the "biography of a book" morphs into an absorbing, deeply researched, and accessible guide to the history of modern thought in the first two decades of the 20th century through the lens of Joyce's innovative fiction. Important for literary historians, as well as any readers interested in cultural politics at the advent of the modern in post-World War I Europe and America. [See Prepub Alert, 1/6/14.]
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