J. P. Donleavy  

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James Patrick Donleavy (23 April 1926 – 11 September 2017) was an Irish-American novelist and playwright. His best-known work is the novel The Ginger Man, which was initially banned for obscenity.

List of works

  • The Ginger Man (novel) Olympia Press, Paris 1955
  • What They Did in Dublin, with The Ginger Man (a play) MacGibbon & Kee, London 1961
  • The Ginger Man (play) Random House, New York 1961
  • Fairy Tales of New York (play), Penguin, UK 1961 Random House, New York 1961
  • A Singular Man Atlantic-Little, Brown, Boston 1963
  • Meet My Maker the Mad Molecule (stories/sketches) Atlantic-Little, Brown, Boston 1964
  • A Singular Man (play) The Bodley Head, UK 1965
  • The Saddest Summer of Samuel S (novella) Delacorte Press, New York 1966
  • The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B (novel) Delacorte Press, New York 1968
  • The Onion Eaters (novel) Delacorte Press, New York 1971
  • The Plays of JP Donleavy Delacorte Press, New York 1972
  • A Fairy Tale of New York (novel) Delacorte Press, New York 1973
  • J.P. Donleavy: The Plays Penguin, UK 1974
  • The Unexpurgated Code: A Complete Manual of Survival & Manners (non-fiction) Delacorte Press, New York 1975
  • Template:Cite book (novel) Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania 1977
  • Schultz (novel) Delacorte Press, New York 1979
  • Template:Cite book (novel) Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania 1983
  • De Alfonce Tennis... (novel) Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London 1984
  • J. P. Donleavy's Ireland... (non-fiction) Viking, New York, 1986 (Michael Joseph, London 1986)
  • Are You Listening Rabbi Löw (novel), Viking, London 1987
  • A Singular Country (nonfiction) Ryan, Peterborough, UK 1989
  • That Darcy, That Dancer, That Gentleman (novel) Viking, London 1990
  • The History of the Ginger Man (nonfiction) Houghton Mifflin, New York, 1994|Viking, London 1994
  • Template:Cite book (novella) Thornwillow Press, US 1995
  • An Author and His Image (collected short pieces – nonfiction) Viking, London 1997
  • Wrong Information is Being Given Out at Princeton (novel) Thomas Dunn-St. Martins Press, New York (Viking, London) 1998

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