Phillip Lopate is an essayist, novelist and poet. He has written four personal essay collections — Bachelorhood, Against Joie de Vivre, Portrait of My Body and Portrait Inside My Head, as well as a pair of novellas, a memoir of his teaching experiences, three poetry collections, a collection of his movie criticism, an urbanist meditation, a critical study, and a biographical monograph. He is currently a professor at Columbia University’s School of the Arts, where he teaches nonfiction … Keep Reading
Andrew Lees is a Professor of Neurology at the National Hospital, London. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the American Academy of Neurology Life Time Achievement Award, the Association of British Neurologist’s Medal, the Dingebauer Prize for outstanding research and the Gowers Medal. He is one of the three most highly cited Parkinson’s disease researchers in the world.
In his extraordinary memoir, Mentored by a Madman, Lees explains how William Burroughs, author of Naked Lunch and troubled … Keep Reading
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