by Josh Barkan
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Josh Barkan’s satiric first novel, Blind Speed, concerns Paul, the rather unethical drummer for a failed rock band who is stuck between protracted adolescence and overdue adulthood. What might seem a clichéd coming-of-age story becomes, in Barkan’s hands, a bildungsroman with a twist, for Paul, thirty-five years old and foundering, hardly resembles the prototypical blossoming young man.
Paul receives a palm reading from