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Covington native Mike Battaglia became the country’s youngest thoroughbred race announcer at 23. Since then he’s called 19 consecutive Kentucky Derbies. These days, the Turfway announcer also handicaps for Keeneland and Churchill Downs, broadcasts races for NBC, and serves as a tipster for Lexington newspapers.
Rachel Kushner’s new novel, The Flamethrowers, is one of those books that moves so uniformly fast that you’re lulled by the high rate of speed.