Clements, Robert J. “The Artist as Hero.” Saturday Review 64 (March 18, 1961): 18. Clements finds that Stone’s Michelangelo is “an idealized version, purged not only of ambisexuality, but of the egotism, faultfinding, harsh irony, and ill temper that we know were characteristic of Michelangelo.”
Current Biography 50 (October, 1989): 59. An obituary of Stone, including details of his life and career.
Golant, Susan K. “The Agony, the Ecstasy, and Irving Stone.” Writer’s Digest 61 (March, 1981): 26-29. A profile of Stone and commentary on his writings.
Stieg, Lewis, comp. Irving Stone: A Bibliography. Los Angeles: Friends of the Libraries, University of Southern California, 1973. A listing of Stone’s novels, biographies, and other writings.
Stone, Irving. “The Biographical Novel.” The Writer 75 (January, 1962): 9-13. Stone discusses his approaches to fictionalized biographies.