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A very timely book for football season … AGAINST FOOTBALL: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto by Steve Almond is part reportage, part memoir, often scathingly funny and all smart. Based on a highly controversial NY Times article of conclusive medical evidence that football causes serious brain injury, a life-long football lover (and bestselling author) tells why […]
Oh, Andre. Drugs and hair pieces, really? Please don’t tarnish my teenage self’s ideals of you. I’m still hoping that this is just Entertainment Tonight going for the glitzy headlines and that once I’ve read OPEN, you will remain in my heart as the greatest tennis player ever. Get ready to start see Andre everywhere […]
This could very well be my favorite day to work in publishing. Knopf is publishing Andre Agassi’s memoir! It’s been a long journey from the days when his posters decorated my teenaged bedroom, but my respect and admiration (with the tiniest of crushes, of course) for this sports icon never waivered. Let the countdown to […]
American Icon The Fall of Roger Clemens and the Rise of Steroids in America’s Pastime by Teri Thompson, Nathaniel Vinton, Michael O’Keeffe, and Christian Red With Roger Clemen’s astonishing fall from grace at its center, the New York Daily News Sports Investigative Team has written the definitive book on corruption and the steroids era in […]
I’ve always said that the Olympics should be aired around New Years. By the time they come around in August, they’re just a painful reminder of the physical-fitness resolutions we’ve made, and how, compared to these people, we’ve failed miserably. For me, it’s back to the drawing board…er, weight room/treadmill. We have some books, though, that can […]