"A transformational experience for author and reader alike."
"Revealing and riveting. There's little about his brother, his two marriages or his children, but other memoirs may follow."
Hitchens (Thomas Jefferson: Author of America
, 2009, etc.) offers an engrossing account of his lives as a British Navy brat, a socialist activist and a leading essayist and intellectual of our time.
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"Confirmation of the promise shown in the author's bestselling debut."
"Without wasting a word, Grimes presents a thoroughly readable view of how stories--and writers, at least of a certain kind--are made."
"A thoroughly engrossing work by an original voice--hopefully the first of many."
"A vividly rendered account of life in office, with plenty of beneficial pointers to aspiring politicos on either side of the Atlantic."