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A Football Nation
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A Football Nation

Editor John Schulian discusses the Library of America's new anthology of American football writing through the ages.


The History of Jordan
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The History of Jordan

Author Roland Lazenby discusses his comprehensive biography of His Airness.


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September 11: Varsity Letters on football through the ages at The Gallery at LPR in Manhattan.

October 6: Varsity Letters on hockey with John Branch and Howard Shapiro at The Gallery at LPR in Manhattan.


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Sept. 11: Football Through the Ages

Varsity Letters returns to The Gallery at LPR on Thursday, September 11 for a night that looks at football from its earliest days to the modern era. Dave Revsine, lead studio host of the Big Ten Network, will be reading from and discussing his book The Opening Kickoff: The Tumultuous Birth of a Football Nation. He'll be joined by writers Alex Belth, Paul Solotaroff, and Peter Richmond as they discuss and read from the new collection from the Library of America, Football: Great Writing About the National Sport, edited by John Schulian.

August 14: Blood Sport's Gus Garcia-Roberts and Celebrating Sports on Earth

Varsity Letters returns to The Gallery at LPR on Thursday, August 14. Newsday's Gus Garcia-Roberts, the co-author of Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis, and the Quest to End Baseball's Steroid Era, will discuss the ongoing Biogenesis scandal. He'll be joined by former staff members of the recently scaled-back website Sports on Earth—including editor Larry Burke and writer Tomas Rios—as they celebrate some of the fine work the publication produced.

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.

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