"An astonishing saga…highly entertaining."
"A joy to read."
–The New York Times
"A delicious find…[Korda] knows how to tell a wonderful story….His prodigious memory of events, his love of the eccentric and his pure glee about being alive are so engaging that it’s impossible not to like this book."
–The Washington Post Book World
"Richly entertaining…not just another insider’s view of a supposedly glamorous industry, but a narrative in the style of some full-blooded novelist."
"A thoroughly entertaining read…You don’t have to be in the publishing business–or even a New Yorker–to appreciate this witty memoir."
–The Wall Street Journal