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John Lahr

Biography

John Lahr

John Lahr was the senior drama critic of The New Yorker for over two decades. He divides his time between London and New York.

John Lahr

Books by John Lahr

by John Lahr - Biography, Nonfiction

This deeply researched biography sheds light on Tennessee Williams’s warring family, his lobotomized sister, his guilt, his plays, his sexuality and numerous affairs, his misreported death, even the shenanigans surrounding his estate. Here, in the sensational saga of Williams’s rise and fall, Lahr captures not just the man’s tempestuous public persona but also his backstage life.