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New award for John Lahr

john lahrJohn Lahr was recently awarded The National Arts Club Medal of Honour for Achievement in the Theatrical Arts, the first critic ever to win the award which has been given in the past to such luminaries as Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee, Lin Manuel-Miranda.

John Lahr wins eighth annual Sheridan Morley Prize for MAD PILGRIMAGE OF THE FLESH

John Lahr has won the eighth annual Sheridan Morley Prize for Theatre Biography for Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh. The book was described at the prizegiving ceremony by panel member Michael Simkins as the “definitive biography” of Tennessee Williams. John Lahr said, “You don’t write books for prizes, but it’s amazing how thrilling it… Continue Reading

New accolades for MAD PILGRIMAGE OF THE FLESH

March 2015: John Lahr has just been named winner of the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award for best biography, and winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award for recognition of “the quality of prose style” for his recent biography of Tennessee Williams Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh. Continue Reading

Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh wins audio award

Audio book award-winner Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh by John Lahr | Read by Elizabeth Ashley 26.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2014 ‘With her smoky voice and Southern accent, Elizabeth Ashley is the perfect narrator for this “warts and all” biography of one of America’s most treasured literary icons. Ashley is no stranger to the works of Tennessee… Continue Reading

Book award finalist

John Lahr has been nominated as a finalist for the National Book Award 2014, and listed as one of the ‘Best 20 Books of 2014’ by Publishers Weekly, for Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh. Continue Reading