Saturday, June 10, 2017

Off the Shelf

By Chris Gaudio    |   Friday, June 09, 2017
The saying goes, “Father Time is undefeated,” and the meaning is pretty straightforward: as a person ages, their potential for significance (whether in an athletic or a creative capacity) ultimately dwindles. This thinking is frequently applied to aging sports legends, veteran employees, and fading musicians. But no matter the inevitability of time’s march, it is life’s twists and turns that afford each of us the opportunity to grow and impact our surrounding world. That is the idea, at least, behind Jennifer Egan’s Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece, A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD. READ MORE

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