Reason Writer's Book Declared Notable, Highbrow, and Brilliant

Accolades for Kerry Howley's Thrown


MMA meets MFA.

Congratulations to former Reason staffer Kerry Howley, whose recent book Thrown—in which a fictional grad student narrates a tale about real mixed martial arts fighters—was just included on The New York Times' annual list of the year's notable books.

Thrown also made it onto New York magazine's latest Approval Matrix, where it appears in the Highbrow/Brilliant quadrant—the exact opposite, apparently, of SantaCon.

Howley talked with Reason about Thrown here, and the rest of her Reason archive is here. Her website is here. The New York Times' full-length review of Thrown is here.

Afternoon update: Maybe I should've waited to post this later in the day. Time just put Thrown at #2 on its year's-best-nonfiction list, and NPR found a place for the book in its best-of-2014 roundup too.

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