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Music at the Limits (Columbia Themes in Philosophy, Social Criticism, and the Arts) Hardcover – November 8, 2007
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These penetrating discussions of music, performance, culture, and human nature are refreshing, enlightening, and definitely not to be tossed aside as yesterday's journalism.(Booklist)
This fine collection by one of the most perceptive music critics of the last half-century is highly recommended.(Library Journal)
Engaging in his writing about performances.(Palo Alto Weekly)
[Said] was a thinker of great fervency, and it can make for exciting reading.(Rachel Beckles Willson Times Higher Education Supplement)
[Said's] pieces will reward rereadings for many years to come.(David Schiff Nation)
Entertaining... marked by tremendous enthusiasm and a depth and breadth of insight that is rare among writers on any subject.(Economist)