Review roundup, April 5

April 5, 2013

http://media.washtimes.com/media/community/image/2013/02/20/long-shot-piazza-mike_t268.jpg?7f6c82c4e3ebc52dbf2e980dcc8631719b6d5f11The New York Times runs this review of Mike Piazza’s Long Shot. Given that the book was released almost two months ago and they’re just reviewing it now, I won’t give up the hopes that the Times will do something with 501. The review is more of a “what the book’s about” piece than whether it’s any good, so no upshot to report.

The Times would have reviewed the book anyway, I’m guessing, but there is that New York angle. Similarly, Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News, focuses on the Dodger aspects as he makes Long Shot the second in his 2013 “30 baseball books in 30 days” series.

Continuing with Long Shot, here’s a review from the other side of the nation, the Alaska Dispatch to be precise (although it is actually a Christian Science Monitor syndicated piece.) again, no upshot.

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Returning to Hoffarth’s series, we have, in order,

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 Chris Foran of the McClatchy Newspapers group, published this roundup of several new books. This one comes from the Waterbury, CT, Republican-American, so forgive me if I previously posted it from another source.

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