Fall 2019 Scribner Catalog
Category: Literary Collections
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TitleMad, Bad, Dangerous to Know
AuthorToibin, Colm
Category Full 1LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
Category Full 2LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European/English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Category Full 3LITERARY CRITICISM / European/English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
On Sale11/12/19
US Price$18
CDN Price
Cover StatusFinal
From the multiple award-winning author of The Master and Brooklyn, an illuminating look at Irish culture, history, and literature through the lives of the fathers of three of Ireland’s greatest writers—Oscar Wilde's father, William Butler Yeats's father, and James Joyce's father—“Thrilling, wise, and resonant, this book aptly unites Tóibín’s novelistic gifts for psychology and emotional nuance with his talents as a reader and critic, in incomparably elegant prose” (The New York Times Book Review).