Dont Tell Anybody The Secrets I Told You sees the full flowering of the prose writer her lyrics always hinted at. Theres a remarkable honesty to it. At times it is painfuland occasionally hilarious... But always determined and defiant * Uncut Magazine * An engaging read, its as unsugar-coated as she saidAnd its beautifully written -- Sylvie Simmons * MOJO * 'Deeply personal' * New York Times * 'Raw and honest, this must-read account soars on the back of Williamss hard-won wisdom about making art and overcoming struggle. Fans and non-fans will be rapt' * Publishers Weekly * 'Honest and raw, this book serves a slice of an inspiring life that reminds readers to keep trying' * Library Journal * What elevates Dont Tell Anybody The Secrets I Told You above the typical musical biography is that she very much does tell us the secrets. Its her back story, her life experiences, and the way these events interwind with her songwriting, that really brings this book to life' * Louder Than War * 'Remarkable Reading like it was written on a series of cocktail napkins in the absolutely best way, this ever-quotable memoir of a born songsmith has something to offer nearly any grownup who has listened to music for the last half-century' * Booklist * Revealinga poignant, plainspoken life story from a dedicated musician' * Kirkus Reviews *
Lucinda Williams is an iconic rock, folk and country music singer, songwriter and musician. She is a three-time Grammy Award winner and 17-time nominee. She has also won two Americana Awards and been nominated twelve times. Williams was named 'America's best songwriter' by Time magazine and one of the '100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time' by Rolling Stone.