J. P. Donleavy
James Patrick "J. P." Donleavy (23 April 1926 – 11 September 2017) was an Irish-American novelist and playwright. His first novel is The Ginger Man. Another novel, A Fairy Tale of New York, provided the title of the song "Fairytale of New York". He was born in Brooklyn, New York.
Donleavy died on 11 September 2017 in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland from a stroke at the age of 91.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "The spice of life, by James Campbell". The Guardian. London. 26 June 2004. Retrieved 5 May 2010.
- ↑ Gates, Anita (13 September 2017). "J.P. Donleavy, Acclaimed Author of 'The Ginger Man,' Dies at 91". The New York Times.
Other websites[change | change source]
- JPDonleavyCompendium.org Archived 2006-01-17 at the Wayback Machine
- Works by or about J. P. Donleavy in libraries (WorldCat catalog)
- Molly McKaughan & Fayette Hickox (Fall 1975). "J.P. Donleavy, The Art of Fiction No. 53". Paris Review. Fall 1975 (63).
- N. P. James, ed. (2008). J. P. Donleavy: The Formative Years. Cv Publications. ISBN 978-1-905571-96-3.
- "The Ginger Man in Dublin", Totally Gonzo, 17 June 2008
- "Tea & Scones & Darcy Dancer: The Making of An Irish Gentleman – An Interview with J.P. Donleavy", Bloomsbury Review, E. Thomas Wood, January/February 1992 Archived 2011-06-04 at the Wayback Machine