"So much of memory is a breaking up/of beginnings and endings, major keys transposed/to minors."
Matthews' style is crisp, even deceptively offhanded, yet there's plenty going on beneath the surface.
Some high points of this story are familiar, but this book invariably tells them with a welcome historical precision and humanistic nuance
"It's two Pittsburgh lawyers at their best."
"The new book ups the ante of Beatty's punk-tinged feminism flavored with graphic sex."
Hannah Dobbz's Nine-Tenths of the Law surveys the history of "property and resistance in the United States."
Local authors offer a kids' book on Willie Mays, a pictorial history of Forbes Field, and a crime novel set in the 1950s.