Books Come As You Are The Story of Nirvana by Michael Azerrad Paperback, 344 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $19.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleCome As You AreSubtitleThe Story of NirvanaAuthorMichael Azerrad Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary An illustrated, inside look at the rock group Nirvana offers a candid look the band's members, chronicling their rapid rise in the music world and revealing the true story of the drug-abuse rumors surrounding them. Original. Genres: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Also by Michael Azerrad See a Little Light Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Come As You Are Review PG-13: Risky Reads Beyond Teen Spirit: Learning From Kurt Cobain's Mistakes March 24, 2013 Michael Azerrad's Come as You Are: The Story Of Nirvana taught author Nicole J. Georges how to overcome her teenage angst and grow up.