In 1969, an author from Stockton, California published one of the greatest novels of the 20th century. He rarely talked publicly about it or why he never published another book. One poet spent the weekend strolling with the author through the old hotels and boxing rings of this inland port city, talking books, his inspiration and future possibilities.
In California, Finding ‘Fat City’ With the Man Who Wrote It
Karent Schoemer | The New York Times | May 30, 2017 | 3,107 words