Michael Azerrad: Come As You Are: The Story Of Nirvana (1994)
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The 50 Greatest Books Written About Music
10. Michael Azerrad: Come As You Are: The Story Of Nirvana (1994)
The nearest thing we'll get to an "official" Nirvana biography, Azerrad was in the thick of it during the heady years of 1992/93, gaining access to all the major players in the story. While he inevitably misses out on any perspective gained following the death of Kurt Cobain, Azerrad's book is very much of the moment and untouched by rose-tinted hindsight.