"Fascinating … Engrossing … The closest thing we are ever likely to get to a definitive account of his life."
— The New York Times Book Review
"In daring to crawl beneath Kaufman’s psychic skin, armed with eyewitness accounts of his exploits, the book gets closer to the truth than we are otherwise likely to get."
— Chicago Sun-Times
"Incisive, tellingly detailed."
— Rolling Stone