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Interesting, but my... the author must have had access to every single concert and recital performance in addition to personal interviews and letters! He mentions every piece played in every performance of this man's long career. I mean the appendix alone is 132 pages long plus a 25 page index! My arms are getting sore carrying this around with me, but it's a captivating story of Vladimir Horowitz's rise from obscurity during the early Stalin years of Soviet Russia to the early 80's. Oddly enoug ...more
Veteran journalist and celebrity interviewer Glenn Plaskin is the bestselling author of Horowitz: The Biography of Vladimir Horowitz and Turning Point: Pivotal Moments in the Lives of America’s Celebrities. His profiles and columns have appeared in the New York Times, the Daily News, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Family Circle, US Weekly, Ladies Home Journal, Cosmopo ...moreMore about Glenn Plaskin...