Deirdre Bair

Deirdre Bair is the critically acclaimed author of four previous works of nonfiction. She received the National Book Award for "Samuel Beckett: A Biography," and her biographies of Anaļ s Nin and Simone de Beauvoir were also prize finalists. Her biography of C. G. Jung was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and received the Gradiva Award from the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis. She has been awarded fellowships from (among others) the Guggenheim and...See more