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  • Uncommon Arrangementsby Katie Roiphe

    Little, Brown Book Group 2010; US$ 13.99

    Drawing on the memoirs, letters and diaries of a group of British intellectuals writing between 1910 and the Second World War, UNCOMMON ARRANGEMENTS paints a witty and insightful portrait of seven 'marriages a la mode', each triumphantly casting off Victorian inhibitions and pursuing bohemian ideals of freedom and equality. But as well as love and... more...

  • In Praise of Messy Lives: Essaysby Katie Roiphe

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 25.00

    This powerful collection of essays ranges from pop culture to politics, from Hillary Clinton to Susan Sontag, from Facebook to Mad Men, from Joan Didion to David Foster Wallace to?most strikingly?the author?s own life. For fans of the essays of John Jeremiah Sullivan and Jonathan Lethem. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New... more...

  • In Praise of Messy Livesby Katie Roiphe

    Canongate Books 2013; US$ 14.13

    Is there some adventure out there that we are not having, some vividness, some wild pleasure, that we are not experiencing in our responsible, productive days? ... We are bequeathed on earth one very short life, and it might be good, one of these days, to make sure that we are living it.' As steely eyed in examining her own life as she is in skewering... more...

  • The Violet Hourby Katie Roiphe

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 28.00

    From one of our most perceptive and provocative voices comes a deeply researched account of the last days of Susan Sontag, Sigmund Freud, John Updike, Dylan Thomas, Maurice Sendak, and James Salter?an arresting and wholly original meditation on mortality. In The Violet Hour, Katie Roiphe takes an unexpected and liberating approach to the most... more...

  • The Violet Hourby Katie Roiphe

    Little, Brown Book Group 2016; US$ 21.99

    In The Violet Hour, Katie Roiphe takes an unexpected and liberating approach to the most unavoidable of subjects. She investigates the last days of six great thinkers, writers and artists as they come to terms with the reality of approaching death. Roiphe draws on her own extraordinary research and access to the family, friends and caretakers... more...

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