Intoxicated by My Illness by Anatole Broyard

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"Succeeds brilliantly....He lives as a writer and we are the wealthier for it."
THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD
Anatyole Broyad, long-time book critic, book review editor, and essayist for THE NEW YORK TIMES wants to be remembered. He will be, with this collection of irreverent, humorous essays he wrote concerning the ordeals of life and death--many of which were written during the battle with cancer that led to his death in 1990.
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR


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About Anatole Broyard

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Anatole Broyard was a book critic, columnist, and editor for The New York Times for eighteen years.  He is the author of the critically acclaimed Intoxicated by My Illness (Clarkson Potter, 1992).  He died in 1990 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.From the Trade Paperback edition.
 
Published November 24, 2010 by Ballantine Books. 158 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical, Political & Social Sciences, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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 Writer and New York Times book critic Broyard died of cancer in 1990.

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In October 1990 the author, an editor at the New York Times Book Review , died of prostate cancer that had been diagnosed 14 months earlier. During that time he wrote the essays and journal entries th

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After a lifetime of being unscathed by illness, writer and New York Times book critic Anatole Broyard was afflicted with cancer in 1989.

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