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Hubert Selby, Jr. (July 23, 1928April 26, 2004) was a 20th century American writer. His best-known novels are Last Exit to Brooklyn (1964) and Requiem for a Dream, which was later adapted into a 2000 film. In 1971, Selby published his second novel, The Room, which received positive reviews. It featured a criminally insane man, locked in a room in a prison, who reminisces about his disturbing past. Selby described The Room as "the most disturbing book ever written." He said he could not read it for decades after writing it.

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Filmography

Documentaries

  • Memories, Dreams & Addictions. Interview with Ellen Burstyn. Special feature on Requiem for a Dream - Director's Cut DVD release. (2001)
  • Hubert Selby, Jr.: 2 Ou 3 Choses... (A Couple of Things About Hubert Selby, Jr.) by Ludovic Cantais, France (2000)
  • Hubert Selby Jr: It/ll Be Better Tomorrow (2005)

Unfinished and unpublished

At least one work-in-progress remained unfinished and unpublished at the time of Selby's death: The Seeds of Pain and the Seeds of Love. Excerpts from this work are heard on the Live in Europe 1989 CD.Template:Citation needed



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