By Matthew Sorrento
Hero reveals all the glorious dreams promised to a talented young athlete. It's the story of an American neo-archetype: the ascent into stardom that turns into a descent into addiction.
'ORAKL' Brilliantly Breathes New Life Into Georg Trakl's Poetry
Tyshawn Sorey: Verisimilitude
Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer: Not Dark Yet
How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir
Dent May: Across the Multiverse
The War on Drugs: A Deeper Understanding
Chantal Akerman’s 'Jeanne Dielman' in Many Ways Strikes One As a Vermeer Painting Come to Life
Consumption, Performance, and 'The Agony of Eros'
"With his novel, Hopscotch, Brian Garfield challenged himself to write a suspenseful spy tale in which nobody gets killed.