"A supple, confident, dispassionately reported and deeply well-written biography... It’s a joy to read and feels built to last."
"An engrossing and exceptionally well-reported chronicle of a cultural empire and its emperor."
"An exhaustive, wildly entertaining biography that pulls no punches.”
"READS LIKE A PICARESQUE NOVEL OF THE BABY BOOMER GENERATION."
"THE ESSENTIAL AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY FOR OUR TIMES."
-- The Daily Beast
"A sprawling, rollercoaster of a book—insightful, revelatory, sometimes lurid, and never less than utterly compelling."
-- The Telegraph
"A formidable tribute to an American original & a titan of his age, an age we’re arguably still living in."
"A terrific, sometimes comic portrait of a music biz mogul."
-- The Guardian UK
"A COLOSSAL ACHIEVEMENT OF REPORTING AND SYNTHESIS, FAST-PACED, COMPULSIVELY READABLE, AND CONSISTENTLY INSIGHTFUL."
-- New York Magazine