By turns funny, disquieting, and moving, "Fight Scenes" takes an unsparing look at juvenile disaffection and the dark side of white, working-class masculinity. In a pared-down, highly readable style, Bottoms shows how even the most accepted forms of "toughness" can be damaging.

Fight Scenes 2008, Counterpoint LLC, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9781593761295