THE SOLOIST
A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music

By Steve Lopez
Berkley BooksApril 2009
www.penguingroup.com

Trade Paperback304 pages, $15.00, ISBN: 978-0-425-22600-1
Subject: Biography / Music / Relationships

"With self-effacing humor, fast-paced yet elegant prose, and unsparing honesty, Lopez tells an inspiring story of heartbreak and hope." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Lopez is a terrific reporter. The Soloist is poignant, wise, and funny." —Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind

"A heartbreaking, yet ultimately hopeful, read." —Essence

"An unforgettable tale of hope, heart and humanity" —Parade

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