David Hajdu's first book, Lush Life, won the ASCAP/Deems Taylor Award, was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award, and is being adapted for a feature film. Hajdu lives in New York City and writes for The New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, and The New York Review of Books.
"A hauntingly evocative blend of biography, musicology, and pop culture history." --Janet Maslin, The New York Times "This ambitious four-headed biographical narrative...vividly re-creates the folk era." --Terrence Rafferty, GQ "In a teetering stack of Dylan biographies and commentaries, [this is] the one new publication of distinction and clarity." --David Remnick, The New Yorker