Search - List of Books by Louise Desalvo

Louise A. DeSalvo is an American writer, editor, professor, and lecturer who currently lives in New Jersey. Much of her work focuses on Italian-American culture. And her titles include the memoir, Vertigo, which received the Gay Talese award and was also a finalist for Italy's Primo Acerbi prize for literature; Crazy in the Kitchen: Food, Feuds, and Forgiveness in an Italian American Family, which was named a Booksense Book of the Year for 2004.

DeSalvo is also a renowned Virginia Woolf scholar. She has edited editions of Woolf's first novel Melymbrosia, as well as The Letters of Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf, which documents the controversial lesbian affair between these two novelists. In addition, she has written two books on Woolf, Virginia Woolf: The Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Her Life and Work and Virginia Woolf's First Voyage: A Novel in the Making.

One of DeSalvo's most popular books is the writer's guide Writing as a Way of Healing: How Telling Our Stories Transforms Our Lives. She also teaches memoir writing as a part of CUNY Hunter College's MFA Program in Creative Writing.

DeSalvo and her husband raised their children in Teaneck, New Jersey before moving to Montclair to be closer to their grandchildren.

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Total Books: 27
The Art of Slow Writing Reflections on Time Craft and Creativity
2014 - The Art of Slow Writing Reflections on Time Craft and Creativity (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781250051035
ISBN-10: 1250051037
Genre: Reference
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What's Your Exit A Literary Detour Through New Jersey
2010 - What's Your Exit a Literary Detour Through New Jersey (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780977934355
ISBN-10: 0977934357
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

On Moving A Writer's Meditation on New Houses Old Haunts and Finding Home Again
Crazy in the Kitchen  Foods Feuds and Forgiveness in an Italian American Family
2005 - Crazy in the Kitchen Foods Feuds and Forgiveness in an Italian American Family (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781582344706
ISBN-10: 1582344701
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Cookbooks, Food & Wine
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 6

The Letters of Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf
2004 - The Letters of VIta Sackville-west and VIrginia Woolf (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781573441964
ISBN-10: 1573441961
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Melymbrosia
2004 - Melymbrosia (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781573441971
ISBN-10: 157344197X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Crazy in the Kitchen  Food Feuds and Forgiveness in an Italian American Family
2004 - Crazy in the Kitchen Food Feuds and Forgiveness in an Italian American Family (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781582342986
ISBN-10: 1582342989
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Cookbooks, Food & Wine
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 4

Vertigo
2002 - Vertigo [The Cross-Cultural Memoir Series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781558613959
ISBN-10: 1558613951
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction
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A Green and Mortal Sound Pa
2001 - A Green and Mortal Sound Pa (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780807083550
ISBN-10: 0807083550
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Adultery
2000 - Adultery (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780807062258
ISBN-10: 0807062251
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting
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Writing as a Way of Healing  How Telling Our Stories Transforms Our Lives
2000 - Writing As a Way of Healing How Telling Our Stories Transforms Our Lives (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780807072431
ISBN-10: 0807072435
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Reference
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Writing as a Way of Healing How Telling Stories Transforms Our Lives
1999 - Writing As a Way of Healing How Telling Stories Transforms Our Lives (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780704346383
ISBN-10: 0704346389
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' Geliebtes Wesen' Briefe von Vita Sackville- West an Virginia Woolf
1998 - ' Geliebtes Wesen' Briefe Von VIta Sackville- West an VIrginia Woolf (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783596142088
ISBN-10: 3596142083
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Vertigo A Memoir
1997 - Vertigo a Memoir (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780452273245
ISBN-10: 0452273242
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 2

Conceived with Malice Literature as Revenge in the Lives of Woolf Lawrence Barnes Miller
Conceived With Malice Literature As Revenge
1994 - Conceived with Malice Literature As Revenge (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780788151965
ISBN-10: 0788151967
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Virginia Woolf
1991 - Virginia Woolf (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780704342798
ISBN-10: 0704342790
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

Virginia Woolf The Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Her Life and Work
Virginia Woolf the Impact of Sexual Abuse on Her Life and Work
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne [Feminist Readings] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780391035133
ISBN-10: 0391035134
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Virginia Woolf Die Auswirkungen sexuellen Mibrauchs auf ihr Leben und Werk