NPR stories about John Wray
In John Wray's new novel, Lowboy, a schizophrenic teenager goes off his meds and disappears into the New York subway system. His mission: to save the world by losing his virginity.
In a new novel by author John Wray, Lowboy has a plan to save the Earth from global warming: He will cool the planet by losing his virginity on the New York City subway. The idea may seem far-fetched, but not to Lowboy, a 16-year-old schizophrenic who has recently escaped from a mental hospital.