From a jazz singer:
I am on the final pages…and in love with Balanchine…and though I have seen so little of his work, I know so much more.
From a modern-dance choreographer:
Your masterful way of clarifying the slippery matter of imagery in dances–ones with or without a plot–is particularly impressive, and learning more about Mr. B’s life was fascinating.
From Library Journal:
A volume as sleek and elegant as the dancers in a Balanchine ballet. Intended as an introduction rather than a full-scale biography, this book goes right to the essence of the Balanchine aesthetic, offering artful observations and insightful commentaries on several of the master’s pivotal works…
All in the Dances: A Brief Life of George Balanchine, now available in bookstores and on line.