Leonid Pasternak, “The Passion of Creation” (Wikimedia Commons)
The Literary Life
A Sickness Unto Death

A new memoir by George Scialabba, an unsung giant of criticism, is a gripping portrait of life under the spell of depression—and also a model of true intellectual inquiry.

Appeared in: Volume 15, Number 6 | Published on: May 2, 2020
Morten Høi Jensen is the author of A Difficult Death: The Life and Work of Jens Peter Jacobsen (2017).
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