Stoner may be the greatest novel ever written by a Texas-born writer you’ve likely never heard of.
Daily Archives: October 17, 2013
After reading Martinez’s courageous reporting it’s a wonder anyone — including the author — survives the journey. The 30-year-old journalist spent three years documenting the violence, desperation and hopes of migrants dodging kidnappers and armed gunmen in Central America and Mexico.
Any novel that inspires a 70-year-old woman to write her first Amazon book review might be worth noting, especially when the book in question is a satirical war novel that takes place at a football game. But Ben Fountain’s Billy Lynn’s Long …