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Author photo. Credit: walnut whippet (Flickr user), 2006

Credit: walnut whippet (Flickr user), 2006

A. Alvarez (1929–2019)

Author of The Savage God: A Study of Suicide

Includes the names: A. Alvarez, Al Alvarez, Al Alvarez, Al Álvarez, Al Alvarez ed

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A. Alvarez is the author of the acclaimed Where Did It Go All Right: A Memoir as well as the classic The Savage God: A Study of Suicide, The Biggest Game in Town, and several other works. His work has long appeared in The New Yorker and the New York Review of Books
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The New Poetry (Editor) 253 copies, 1 review
The Biggest Game in Town 243 copies, 5 reviews
Feeding the rat 91 copies, 1 review
The Writer's Voice 89 copies, 3 reviews
Beckett 74 copies
Pondlife: A Swimmer's Journal 27 copies, 2 reviews
Hunt 20 copies
Tess of the d'Urbervilles (Introduction, some editions) 17,477 copies, 233 reviews
A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy (Introduction, some editions) 1,599 copies, 22 reviews
The Complete Poems (Introduction, some editions) 627 copies
An African in Greenland (Introduction, some editions) 499 copies, 25 reviews
Unholy Ghost: Writers on Depression (Contributor) 464 copies, 8 reviews
The Penguin Book of Contemporary Verse (Contributor, some editions) 248 copies, 3 reviews
British Poetry Since 1945 (Contributor, some editions) 154 copies, 2 reviews
McLuhan, Hot & Cool (Contributor) 150 copies, 1 review
Penguin Modern European Poets : Miroslav Holub : selected poems (Advisory editor, Introduction) 50 copies
American Review #23 (Contributor) 4 copies
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