“A surefooted, wise, sardonic, and brutally honest novel about race, football, and the American university—it reminds me of Ben Fountain, Colson Whitehead—yes, even David Foster Wallace would look down with approval.”
—Jess Row, author of Your Face in Mine
“Not just a novel of great beauty. It is also a reckoning and an incantation.”
—Rion Amilcar Scott, author of The World Doesn’t Require You
“Sobel’s fervent, literary treatment of sexuality and masculinity perfectly captures the messy world of college sports.”
Corey Sobel is the author of The Redshirt, a finalist for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, winner of the Independent Publisher Gold Medal for LGBT+ Fiction, and one of NPR’s Favorite Books of 2020.