BEHIND SAD EYES: The Life of George HarrisonEditorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe
Timely biography of the recently deceased former Beatle.Shapiro (Carlos Santana, not reviewed, etc.) makes the case for George Harrison (1943-2001), the so-called "Quiet Beatle," as the most iconoclastic and unconventional of the Fab Four. As an ambitious young rocker, Harrision was disillusioned by the hype machine ("All that big hassle to make it, only to end up as performing fleas") and ... Read full review
Review: Behind Sad Eyes: The Life of George HarrisonEditorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Ron Kaplan
When a celebrity passes away, that passing seems to serve as permission for some biographers to write about the dark side of the dearly departed. Marc Shapiro carries on this dubious tradition in BEHIND SAD EYES: The Life of George Harrison. As fans of the "Fab Four" will recall, Harrison was considered the "quiet Beatle," the spiritual one who kept to himself and was content to stay in the ... Read full review
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To dismiss a creative entity such as George Harrison simply by pointing to the same flaws that affect all human beings is both irrational and simplistic. Point to anyone's career from your mailman to Donald Trump, and you will find that people, regardless of their social status or financial position, lead hum drum lives that are only occasionally punctuated by great things.