Stanley Price

An Irish-Jewish Journey: Maureen Lipman, Stanley Price
Somewhere to Hang My Hat, Stanley Price’s memoir of Irish-Jewish life, introduces us to a varied cast of characters including his eccentric grandfather, who was once famously asked by a Dublin policeman whether he was “a Catholic Jew or a Protestant Jew;” his ageing spinster aunts; a wind obsessed rabbi; and with guest appearances from Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and Marilyn Monroe. In this session, Maureen Lipman and Stanley Price read from Sta...
Road to Apocalypse
A chance discovery in a Sussex chapel led Stanley and Munro Price to the fascinating but forgotten story of Lewis Way. In 1805, Way, a devout evangelical Christian, came into a fortune by chance and looked for a cause to spend it on. He found it in the Jews — their emancipation, conversion and restoration to the Holy Land to fulfil the biblical prophesies of the Second Coming. Way’s travels and meetings with the crowned heads of Europe to plead this cause make an extraordinary ...
The Friendship of Joyce and Svevo
James Joyce and Italo Svevo met in Trieste in 1907 when Joyce was Svevo’s English teacher at the Berlitz School. Their friendship endured the political and cultural upheavals of the early 20th century and is explored in rich detail in this elegant new book by Stanley Price. Their story has a fascinating supporting cast including: Yeats and Shaw, Proust and Hemingway, Freud and Jung, Eliot and Wells. When Ulysses was published in Paris in 1922, its success enabled Joyce to introduce Svevo to...