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Anyone for sex?

Brigid Brophy, 16 July 1981

The Game: My 40 Years in Tennis 
by Jack Kramer and Frank Deford.
Deutsch, 318 pp., £8.95, June 1981, 0 233 97307 9
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... Finn personality survives into the present book, which reads as if it was elicited (presumably by Frank Deford) onto tape and transcribed under rough subject headings, with the ‘Aw, shucks’s’ edited out and the chatty tone and bad grammar (‘to lay down and rest’) left intact. The text, printed in England in North American spelling, seems not to ...

Even When It’s a Big Fat Lie

Alex Abramovich: ‘Country Music’, 8 October 2020

Country Music 
directed by Ken Burns.
PBS, eight episodes
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... where Governor John Slaton was deciding whether or not to commute the death sentence of Leo Frank. Frank, a factory superintendent at the National Pencil Company in Atlanta, had been convicted of the murder of a 13-year-old factory employee, Mary Phagan. The evidence against him was shaky. He was Jewish and a ...

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