Book cover for Holding the Note

Holding the Note



12 October 2023
304 pages
Imprint: Picador


Remarkable, not just for the essays' expertise and vividness, but for the aeons he spends talking to his subjects and those around them
This collection of articles by David Remnick can stand as literature. ... He treats the reader as an informed, intelligent equal
Always up close and personal, always tenacious and informed by deep background, and always vivid and veracious
[A] standout collection of pieces . . . What’s most remarkable is [Remnick's] ability to give due at once to the artists’ larger-than-life musical legacies and their all too human fallibilities