What Do I Read Next?
• Boyle’s most well-known novel, The Road to Wellville, published in 1993, has been praised for its innovative structure and wit.
• Boyle’s ‘‘Greasy Lake,’’ which appears with ‘‘Stones in My Passway, Hellhound on My Trail’’ in the collection Greasy Lake and Other Stories (1985), presents a different view of self-destructive young men and the consequences of their actions.
• Searching for Robert Johnson (1998), by Peter Guralnick, offers a comprehensive biography of the blues artist.
• Stomping the Blues (1989), by Albert Murray, presents an excellent analysis and history of the blues.