2. I'm not familiar with that book in particular, but I'd say stick with it. I think we've all become conditioned to what I want to call the "Spotify effect," regarding the way artists are now making their songs to cater to the streaming demographic. So if we aren't hooked in the beginning, we move onto the next thing. It's an important topic, and I definitely would be interested in hearing where you land on it all.
4. That's a great quote. He's an enigma, though.
5. Glad you enjoyed it! I've really enjoyed reading Michael's work.