Charles R. Cross was the editor of The Rocket, northwest America's leading music magazine, from 1986 to 2000. He is now a freelance writer and journalist writing for diverse publications from The Times to Rolling Stone. His book, Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix, is also published by Sceptre. He lives in Seattle with his family.
Wins immediate entry into the rock lit. pantheon. Five stars. - Phil Sutcliffe, QHeavier Than Heaven is, or should be, the last word on Kurt Cobain. - Lynn Barber, Daily Telegraph[A] superbly researched and harrowing book. - Robert Sandall, The Sunday TimesCross's portrayal of a shy but prodigiously gifted child, in artistic as well as musical terms, is a joy to read. - Observer