Savages is nothing short of revolutionary, a flash grenade into the ineffectual heart of Generation Y. A message for the kids who grew up in unparalleled economic prosperity with overeducated parents. The kids, to steal a line from another of Winslow's novels, who have a problem with impulse control. The kids who hit the brick wall of the Great Recession and wound up asking, “What do we do now?”You can find Leonard’s full review here.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
In January Magazine this morning, critic Brendan M. Leonard calls Savages, Don Winslow’s new novel about drug dealing and kidnapping, “the book of my generation.” He adds: