"An author at her best, writing about her life as an african-american women growing up in a racially charged America. Written perfectly, insightful, moving- one of those works that helps you better see a different side of America."
"Thompson invented a new style of reporting with this hedonistic tour-de-force. Gonzo journalism injected personality and danger into every day reporting and walked the fine but thrilling line between reporting a story and becoming the story yourself."
"It does not matter what this book is about- Pynchon is a literary genius who does with the Engish language what Dali did with paint, what Newton did with science, what Childs did with food- he paves new paths in an exhilarating and inspiring way."