From Simon & Schuster, Demented is Ethan Mordden's fascinating exploration into the mysterious world of the opera diva.
Illuminating the paradox of the opera diva--the training and practicality of her professional life edged by the epic love and death of fiery opera stories--this objective study looks at opera's great women singers.
Ethan Mordden is the author of dozens of books, both fiction and nonfiction. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker and numerous other magazines and journals. He lives in Manhattan.