Dead As Doornails. A Memoir. Dublin: Dolmen, 1976. Pp, 201. With three portrait plates. Navy cloth boards, in pictorial dust jacket. Jacket heavily toned, closed tear (repaired) to lower right corner of half-title, otherwise a very good copy. Cronin tells of his association with well-known literary characters for the Dublin of the fifties and early sixties. They includes Portraits of Brendan Behan, Patrick Kavanagh and Brian O'Nolan (Myles na Gopaleen). "A rare sort of critical biography, which is among the best of its kind."