Friedman, Steve

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The Agony of Victory
When Winning Isn't Enough
By Steve Friedman
(Arcade Publishing)
What makes some men drive themselves to succeed in their chosen sport, no matter how daunting the odds? And what are the struggles that victory almost inevitably brings? Meet the swiftest and saddest cyclist of his time, a man whose craving for speed was outstripped by a terrible urge toward self-annihilation.... [READ MORE]
Lost on Treasure Island
A Memoir of Longing, Love, and Lousy Choices in New York City
By Steve Friedman
(Arcade Publishing)
When Midwesterner Steve Friedman arrived in Manhattan, the land of the quick and the mean, raring to go and ready to conquer, he soon found pitfalls and pratfalls more numerous and perilous than he had ever imagined. Here is his utterly honest, often hilarious, self-deprecating account of those fateful... [READ MORE]
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