"Brilliant. . . . Important. . . . Remarkable. . . . In sparkling detail, Caro shows Johnson's genius for getting to people--friends, foes and everyone in between--and how he used it to achieve his goals." --President Bill Clinton, "The New York Times Book Review "
"Caro has a unique place among American political biographers. He has become, in many ways, the standard by which his fellows are measured." --Mark Feeney, "The Boston Globe "
"Caro has changed the art of political biography." --Nicholas von Hoffman, "Vanity Fair "
"One of the crowning masterworks of our time, the most emotionally gripping volume in Caro's life of LBJ. His narrative skill never falters, and the most suspenseful pages concern events we lived through and think, or thought, we know." --Gary Giddins, "The Wall Street Journal
"Caro uses his wondrous narrative gifts to tell . . . . .a breathtakingly dramatic story about a pivotal moment in United States history. [He tells] that story with consummate artistry and ardor . . . . . . enabling readers to see and feel history in the making.. . .Taken together the installments of Mr. Caro's monumental life of Johnson form a revealing prism by which to view the better part of a century of American life and politics." --Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times
"By writing the best presidential biography the country has ever seen, Caro has forever changed the way we think, and read American history. . . . Although the amount of research Caro has done for these books is staggering, it's his immense talent as a writer that has made his biography of Johnson one of America's most amazing literary achievements. . . . Caro's chronicle is as absorbing as a political thriller...there's not a wasted word, not a needless anecdote. . . . The series is a masterpiece, unlike any other work of American history published in the past. It's true that there will never be another Lyndon B. Johnson, but there will never be another Robshow more