Upon having a manuscript rejected.

Dear bunch of Editors,

You stupid bastards have just turned down what will be one of the great best sellers of the last half of this decade.

Yours sincerely,
The Author

- J.P. Donleavy from An Author And His Image

Self portrait, watercolor and ink,
from the Walton Gallery Exhibit.
This collection of short nonfiction includes previously published articles, essays, reviews, blurbs, and once again, pieces hard to categorize. This first Viking UK edition is the only edition I've been able to find so far.
An Author and His Image: The Collected Short Pieces

Cloth | Viking, Penguin, London 1997 | ISBN 0670801933 - 309 pages

First UK edition.

An Author and His Image: The Collected Short Pieces

Cloth | Faber & Faber, Inc., New York, 1997

First US edition.

An Author and His Image: The Collected Short Pieces

Lilliput Press, Dublin, Ireland, 2011

E-book, various formats.

Reviews of this title | Bibliography index
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