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Tom Wolfe

Bits and pieces, Sept. 17

September 17, 2013

How different would the literary world be if Tom Wolfe had grown up to be a baseball player? So where’s his baseball novel? John Rosengren, author of Hank Greenberg: The Hero of Heroes, will put in an appearance at his alma mater — Saint John’s University — on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. to […]

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Actually, I take that back. If these authors had excelled on the diamond, they would have just been a few out of thousands. But as it turns out, baseball’s loss was literature’s gain. According a Mental Floss blog entry on “11 prominent authors who excelled in sports”: Prior to his career as New Journalist and […]

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