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Discoveries: 'Turn Left at the Trojan Horse'
Discoveries: 'Turn Left at the Trojan Horse'

Turn Left at the Trojan Horse A Would-Be Hero's American Odyssey Brad Herzog Citadel Press/Kensington: 308 pp., $14.95 paper This is how a quest should be done: You bundle up everything you know. You take stock of who you are and who you aren't. You head out armed with humility and outrageous playfulness. You look for meaning, laughing at your own self-consciousness. A few years ago, Brad Herzog, half kidding, tried out for the show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and was accepted. With $64,000 under his belt and Regis breathing down his neck, he decided not to risk the next question. "Like Odysseus," he writes, "I chose conservatively — security...

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