Intense, better than West Side Story. Written by a 16 yr old girl after watching a kid get beat up. THE OUTSIDERS by Susan E. Hinton
Coney Island basketball legends, including a 12 year old Stephon Marbury. Frey followed them for years. THE LAST SHOT by Darcy Frey.
More readable Finnegan’s Wake, more spirit, more energy, more everything. If you have the hrs, read it. USA TRILOGY by John Dos Passos
The true story of Thurgood Marshall’s unbelievable crusade, before he became a Supreme Court legend.DEVIL IN THE GROVE by Gilbert King
The Church of Jesus Christ Without Christ. Her first novel, started out as a master’s thesis, no less! WISE BLOOD by Flannery O’Connor.
Judge, the Kid, and the true story of the black market for scalps run by Union soldiers run rogue. BLOOD MERIDIAN by Cormac McCarthy.
Esp. People Like That Are the Only People Here. And Terrific Mother. Nobody like her, really. BIRDS OF AMERICA by Lorrie Moore.