By Jennifer Reese
Updated August 10, 2007 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Dead Boys

type
  • Book

”I haven’t read a book in years,” reflects one of the bitter dudes in Richard Lange’s gutsy new collection, Dead Boys. ”I stopped because no one was writing about me.” Now someone has. In these potent tales, unhappy males hang on to dismal jobs in cubicles, kill time in seedy doughnut shops, and cling to pathetic dreams of escape. The only beauty to be found in this grim volume is Lange’s extraordinary craftsmanship. A-

Dead Boys

type
  • Book
genre
author
  • Richard Lange
publisher
  • Little, Brown and Company

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