REVIEW: Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine BooI'm a reader/writer/lover of narrative nonfiction, so the chance to read Behind the Beautiful Forevers made me very happy. The book itself stirred me, as did a survey of the reviews. Read more here.
FROM THE NOTEBOOK: The country roadThere are downsides to driving in the country:... trying to pass a rickety hay wagon as it weaves from shoulder to shoulder.
... potholes that eat front ends and separate mufflers from exhaust systems.
It's easy to complain, but "The country road" offers a short, different perspective.
THE TIGERS WIN THE ALCS!
A stat I'd like to see: how much of a bump do the online NY papers get from Detroit fans reveling in the Yankees' collapse?