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July 10: Varsity Letters with Dave Zirin and Roland Lazenby at The Gallery at LPR in Manhattan.


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July 10: Dave Zirin and Roland Lazenby

Varsity Letters returns to the The Gallery at LPR on Thursday, July 10 with authors Dave Zirin and Roland Lazenby. In Zirin's record-setting sixth Varsity Letters appearance, the sports columnist for The Nation will be discussing his trip to Brazil during the World Cup and his new book, Brazil's Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, The Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy. He'll be joined by Roland Lazenby, a columnist for HoopsHype.com and the author of the recently-released biography Michael Jordan: The Life.

June 12: Poker Night at Varsity Letters

Thursday night is poker night at Varsity Letters. Eric Raskin, editor-in-chief of All In magazine and author of The Moneymaker Effect: The Inside Story of the Tournament That Forever Changed Poker; will be joined by author Peter Alson, fresh off his trip to the World Series of Poker.

May 15: World Cup Varsity Letters

The World Cup is rapidly approaching, and now's your chance to show everyone that you were into soccer before it was cool when Varsity Letters returns to The Gallery at LPR on Thursday, May 15. Howler and Sports Illustrated contributor Alexander Abnos will be joined by Graham Parker of The Guardian and Grantland, as well as MLSsoccer.com editor-in-chief Greg Lalas, in a discussion of all aspects of The Beautiful Game.

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