-- Kurt Andersen, author of True Believers and Heyday
-- Charles J. Shields, author of And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut, A Life and the New York Times bestseller Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee
-James H. Jones, author of Alfred C. Kinsey: A Public/Private Life
-Henry Wiencek, author of Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves
"Joshua Kendall convincingly and entertainingly reveals another important side to the psychology of the world's movers and shakers: obsession. Some of our greatest leaders and innovators are driven by an internal anxiety in a way that benefits their creativity, and that helps the world. This is another blow against that stigma against mental abnormality, which is the last great prejudice of humankind."
-Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH, professor of psychiatry; director, Mood Disorders Program, Tufts Medical Center; and author of A First Rate Madness
-- Publisher's Weekly Starred Review
-- Washington Post