Reviews

  • "A brilliant and deeply moving record of a whole generation as well as of an individual"

    Observer
  • "The cumulative effect is overwhelming"

    New Republic
  • "He is a journalist of ideas on a very high level - the kind we lack and need in this country - who functions midway between the realms of art and of society, but whose function is indispensable, if thought is to be part of culture"

    Saturday Review
  • "Perhaps the most remarkable autobiography since the confessions of Rousseau"

    V. S. Pritchett, New Statesman