Ohio's the state that spawned Sherwood Anderson's classic Winesburg, Ohio. Almost ninety years after Winesburg, Knockemstiff, Ohio, a speck of a town—a little bit louder and a lot worse—inspires Donald Ray Pollock to explore the miseries and ferocities of small-town life.
Donald Ray Pollock (national)
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