Jaimy Gordon's novel "Lord of Misrule" is set in 1970 at a small horse racing track in West Virginia. Gordon once worked at such a place-her book immerses readers in a lost world of language and dialect as we experience a series of claiming races and the dramatic intrigues that are unfolding. She has created a cast of unusual and highly memorable characters here.
The Antioch Board of Trustees announced Tuesday that college will extend full tuition scholarships to the first four classes of students. This includes current Antioch students, and all students admitted to the college for the next three years.