• "If the purpose of a published diary is to transport the reader into another person's life, then Isherwood's diaries succeed. They give you, fleetingly, the illusion of being him"

    Sunday Times
  • "His cultural highmindedness makes his lowdown stuff even more entertaining"

    Daily Mail
  • "Katherine Bucknell continues to prove an ideal editor. We are told all we need, and nothing we don't. nothing is repeated, and references to living persons feel both substantive and discreet. The Sixties counts as a model accomplishment of the professional and scrupulous handling of an important literary manuscript"

    Literary Review
  • "These volumes will shed much light not just on Isherwood the writer but on the 1960s in America"

    Contemporary Review
  • "My favourite book of the year"

    Financial Times, Christmas round up