The world’s leading reggae scholar has spent forty years interviewing Bob Marley and his closest confidants. This is the definitive telling of Marley’s life.
“An utterly satisfying examination of the business of popular music.” —Nathaniel Rich, The Atlantic
An eye-opening view of the unprecedented global spread of El Sistema—intensive music education that disrupts the cycles of poverty.
A soul icon and the southern music he helped popularise come to life in this moving requiem.
New York Times Bestseller
"Reads the way Mr. Glass's compositions sound at their best: propulsive, with a surreptitious emotional undertow." —Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, New York Times