Tagged: 1990s

Lit rec #222: “Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.” (1997)

Spawned a pop-cultural phenomenon, that in my mind rivals the legacy of the Sopranos. HARRY POTTER & SORCERER’S STONE by JK Rowling

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Lit rec #220: In the summer of 1991, Darcy Frey — then a 29-year-old freelance writer — ventured into the Coney Island projects, looking for a story. He’d end up spending a season with Abraham Lincoln High School’s storied basketball program and meeting a quartet of marvelous, nearly doomed teenagers — including a 14-year-old phenom named Stephon Marbury. (1994)

Coney Island basketball legends, including a 12 year old Stephon Marbury. Frey followed them for years. THE LAST SHOT by Darcy Frey.

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