""RollingStone.com, "25 Coolest Rock Memoirs"" The Onion's "AV Club, 9/1/10""Apathy" ping-pongs easily between personal reminiscences and more general overviews of rock's shape each year.""Goldmine"," "10/1"A vibrant story, an autobiography that never hits auto-pilot""Library Journal"," "9/24"A candid, graphic, and fascinating memoir of [Kent's] 1970s... Amazing true stories on every page... Highly recommended for anyone interested in the dark days of rock and in British rock journalism." "Hartford"" Advocate, "10/15/10"Nearly every page of "Apathy" contains a scene about which you find yourself muttering out loud, 'No way, ' and two pages later Kent has fleshed it out so completely that you can almost hear him responding 'Way'...If you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall to rock 'n' roll debauchery, Nick Kent is your man.""Buffalo"" News"""Apathy" is not some sordid tale of rockstar trainspotting...Kent mattered (and matters still) because he was a great writer, a passionate music love and a man able to tap into the cultural zeitgeist at will. Essential reading for anyone who cares about the rock culture of the '70s.""Glide Magazine," 10/27/10"[A]nyone who can write a memoir that includes folks like David Bowie, Chrissie Hynde, Lou Reed, and Keith Richards and never comes off as a name-dropper must be telling a pretty good story, wouldn't you say?""Milwaukee"" Shepherd Express," 11/8/10"[A] compelling page-turner and revealing look at the origins of heavy metal, space rock, glitter and punk.""Crawdaddy!, " 11/24/10"At once sentimental, salacious, and sometimes shocking slice of essential music memoir...If there is redemption in Kent's decade of groping in the dark, it's that he lived to illuminate it; his emotional appreciation of rock's art prevails over 30 years of chitchat and theory about it...A whistle blower and old-time investigative journalist, Kent fulfills a necessary function as truth teller in the f
Sixteen years after his seminal rock tome The Dark Stuff,
Nick Kent produces a brilliant and very personal despatch: his memoir of the 1970s.