'This huge, rich book is a celebration not only of the style bible but of British pop culture in the late 20th century'
'A definitive, 352-page, “finally someone’s done it”, blockbuster book charting the rise and fall of “the magazine that changed culture”'
'A meticulous examination of The Face and its significance, from content and design to its wider influence'
'A long-overdue record of the iconic publication'
'A lighting bolt of nostalgia'
'[A] much-anticipated history'
'Loud, vibrant and evocative'
It's Nice That
'Compendious and meticulously researched'
'Anyone interested in knowing the path along which British urban youth moved music, fashion, politics, the media and social issues to centre stage will find it here'
The Business of Fashion
'A mighty tome'
'Packed with stunning imagery and fascinating insights'
'An exhaustive and exacting account of how The Face split pop culture open at its seams with stories and visuals that are still imitated today'
'This coffee-table book, with its hundreds of lavishly reproduced covers and innovative page layouts, does full justice to the “world’s best-dressed magazine”'
The Times Literary Supplement
'Paul Gorman’s weighty tome … reproduces the revolutionary graphics and images of his subject. This is accompanied by an exhaustive year-on-year account of the magazine’s development and production'