"Every Good Boy Does Fine: A Love Story, in Music Lessons" by Jeremy Denk

By Jeremy Denk

Reviewed by Stephen

ISBN 9780812995985

One doesn’t have to be a MacArthur Genius Grant-winning pianist to relate to the trials and triumphs of growing up, seeking freedom within the confines of rigid structure. The transition from childhood to adulthood touches all of us, and Jeremy Denk generously brings us into his musical world with a deeply personal and educational introduction to the mind of a pianist. Reading “Every Good Boy Does Fine,” I felt Denk speaking directly to me, bringing me into a world I would never have entered on my own.

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