Imagine Betty Draper having a fling with Jack Kerouac and you've got a quick snapshot of what reading Art and Madness is like. But Anne Roiphe's gorgeous writing makes these memories of her life as a literary muse in New York in the '50s and '60s so much richer and more complex than that brief description. Read on!
"Anne Roiphe’s riveting memoir of her tumultuous twenties...written in a tone of Didion-like detachment, but saffroned with her distinctive, pungent regrets and her curious humility...brave, revealing recollections."--The Daily Beastread more