Respected critic, Gram Ponante, has chosen John Holmes: A Life Measured in Inches as one of his five best book selections of 2008.
See 2008 - in review: http://www.gramponante.com/labels/john%20holmes.html
Ponante has also crowned John Holmes, the Comeback Kid of the Year, due to the publication of "A Life Measured in Inches", in conjunction with the re-release of the original Johnny Wadd - the first of the nine-part "Johnny Wadd" series directed by Bob Chinn, and The Return of Johnny Wadd, produced by John and partner Bill Amerson's company, Penguin Films. Additionally, Johnny Wadd, Eruption and The Return of Johnny Wadd have all been nominated in the 'Best Classic Film' category in the upcoming 2009 AVN awards.
Twenty years after his death, 2008 was indeed a stellar year for John C. Holmes. http://www.gramponante.com/2008/12/2008-in-review-comeback-of-year.html