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Before I started this book, I was already fairly knowledgable about Lou Reed, growing up a huge fan of The Velvet Underground and a fairweathered fan of his solo work, and having read multiple periodicals at the time of my youthful discovery. Also, I had read the Keith Richards bio by Bockris as well and for some reason, that book made me leary of any of Bockris' other works, except his collaborative effort with Gerard Malanga "Uptight" that was the main source of my Velvets and Lou Reed informa...more
The key to this book is the clear direction of a man who new where he wanted to go. Over look the path, this is a book about anyone who wants to get to a specif place in this life. If you want to be a Rock Star, a politician or anyone, this a a book about how to do it... Its just happens to be about Lou Reed...