Wolff’s “Old School”

I hate to admit this, but  I’ve given up on this book half way through.  It’s short (less than 200 pages) but after 100 pages I was still not engaged in the story.  I found myself scanning, thoughts drifting, not caring.  I’ve heard Wolff say that the short story is his specialty, and I believe that’s true.  His memoir, This Boy’s Life, was good enough.  But this book did not hold up.

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