The Passion of David Lynch: Wild at Heart in Hollywood
1997. University of Texas Press.
More than a cursory profile of one of our most interesting but misunderstood directors, "The Passion" looks at the deeper patterns in his work and his methods. After five unprecedented years of interviews with David Lynch himself, Nochimson has forged a new way of reading his works that avoids the cliches and just plain nonsense of a number of outdated readings that only muddy the waters. According to distinguished critic Brian Henderson, "The best book on David Lynch that has yet been published."