On Michael Jackson By Margo Jefferson


By far the only book written on Michael Jackson that lets the readers think and decide what they want to about him, instead of prejudicing their minds with what they think or know.

Margo Jefferson talks about Michael Jackson’s lyrics and music videos, his family members, the public’s fascination with child performers and freaks, and Michael Jackson’s evolving persona and his alarming appearance. She also criticizes the fact that there was not enough opportunity for talks about his mental illness in his circus-like child abuse trial.

Margo Jefferson does not accuse or completely sympathise with Michael Jackson. She tries to take both the aspects-positive as well as negative and attempts to weigh them with his life and situations that he had to face right since he was a child. She does not pass a judgement on him, which is the best thing that I liked about this book. It is a very short read and a must for all Michael Jackson fans. Believe me you will not be disappointed and at the end you still get to keep you own love for Michael Jackson (and bias, if any) safe.