Texts entirely on Beckett

Atik, Anne. How It Was: A Memoir of Samuel Beckett. London: Faber & Faber, 2001. 

Bair, Deirdre. Samuel Beckett: A Biography. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978. 

Bernold, Andre. L'amitié de Beckett, 1979-1989. Paris: Hermann, 1992. 

Brater, Enoch. The Essential Samuel Beckett: An Illustrated Biography. London: Thames and Hidson, 2003. 

Brater, Enoch. Why Beckett. London: Thames and Hudson, 1989. 

Cronin, Anthony. Samuel Beckett: The Last Modernist. London: Harper Collins, 1996. 

Gordon, Lois. The World of Samuel Beckett. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996. 

Gussow, Mel. Conversations With and About Beckett. New York: Grove Press, 1996. 

Juliet, Charles. Conversations with Samuel Beckett and Bram van Velde. Leiden, Netherlands: Academic Press, 1996. 

Juliet, Charles. Recontre avec Samuel Beckett. Paris: Fata Morgana, 1996. 

Knowlson, James. Damned to Fame: The Life of Samuel Beckett. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1996. 

Texts in-part on Beckett

Whitelaw, Billie. Billie Whitelaw...Who He? New York: St. Martins Press, 1996.

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