The Coast of Akron, by Adrienne Miller. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 390 pages, $25.
The trouble is that Ms. Miller can write: She has a voice, as well as a fine comic sense of madness and an air of danger that suggests this novel is always about to burst out into the open fields-the dark Read More
The sporting world is shocked and appalled to learn that a high-school basketball player who lives in a housing project in Akron, Ohio, is the proud owner of an expensive new automobile outfitted with three televisions. The sporting world has devised many safeguards to make sure that high-school basketball players receive no gifts, cash or Read More
Joseph Arthur was on a van traveling through the South of France. He was on his way to another club gig in another town where practically nobody would know his name or his music, but it didn’t seem to bother him.
“I think people who remain slightly under the radar are sort of the Read More