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J. P. Donleavy

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J.P. Donleavy


J. P. Donleavy is an Irish-American author, born April 23, 1926 in New York to Irish immigrants. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and now lives in Ireland and is an Irish citizen.

Donleavy gained critical acclaim with his first novel, The Ginger Man, which is one of the Modern Library 100 best novels.

Bibliography

The Ginger Man (Novel) Olympia Press, Paris 1955

What They Did in Dublin with The Ginger Man (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 (Novel) 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 (Nonfiction) Delacorte Press, New York 1975

The Destinies of Darcy Dancer, Gentleman (Novel) Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA 1977

Schultz (Novel) Delacorte Press, New York 1979

Leila (Novel) Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania 1983

De Alfonce Tennis... (Novel) Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London 1984

J.P. Donleavy's Ireland... (Nonfiction) Viking, NY, 1986 | Michael Joseph, London 1986

Are You Listening Rabbi Lw (Novel) Viking, London 1987

A Singular Country (Nonfiction) Peterborough - Ryan, 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

The Lady Who Liked Clean Rest Rooms (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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