Berg, James J., and Chris Freeman, eds. The Isherwood Century: Essays on the Life and Work of Christopher Isherwood. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2000. Includes an introduction by the editors and a foreword by Armistead Maupin.
Ferres, Kay. Christopher Isherwood: A World in Evening. San Bernardino, Calif.: Borgo Press, 1994. A critical study. Includes bibliographical references and an index.
Finney, Brian. Christopher Isherwood: A Critical Biography. New York: Oxford University Press, 1979. Written with Isherwood’s cooperation; it is based upon Isherwood’s personal papers and interviews with his friends and associates.
Fryer, Jonathan. Eye of the Camera: A Life of Christopher Isherwood. London: Allison & Busby, 1993. A thorough biography. A revision and expansion of his 1978 biography Isherwood.
Funk, Robert W. Christopher Isherwood: A Reference Guide. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1979. A useful bibliography of works on Isherwood.
Izzo, David Garrett. Christopher Isherwood: His Era, His Gang, and the Legacy of the Truly Strong Man. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2001. A comprehensive critical study. Izzo draws on newly available material to offer a fresh appraisal of the writer’s literary milieu and influence.
Lehmann, John. Christopher Isherwood: A Personal Memoir. New York: Henry Holt, 1988. A biography by a friend of Isherwood.
Page, Norman. Auden and Isherwood: The Berlin Years. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998. Discusses the lives of Isherwood and W. H. Auden during this period.
Piazza, Paul. Christopher Isherwood: Myth and Anti-Myth. New York: Columbia University Press, 1978. Takes a psychobiographical approach to analyzing Isherwood’s work.
Schwerdt, Lisa M. Isherwood’s Fiction: The Self and Technique. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1989. Discusses Isherwood’s autobiographical fiction.
Summers, Claude J. Christopher Isherwood. New York: Frederick Ungar, 1980. Opens with a short biographical sketch and chronological table and then devotes a chapter to each of Isherwood’s novels.
Wade, Stephen. Christopher Isherwood. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1991. From the series Modern Novelists. Includes bibliographical references and an index.
Wilde, Alan. Christopher Isherwood. New York: Twayne, 1971. A scholarly analysis.