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July 22: Mark Kram Jr. and Brin-Jonathan Butler

Varsity Letters returns to the Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge for a special Wednesday night edition. Mark Kram Jr. will read from and discuss his new collection of his father's work, Great Men Die Twice: The Selected Works of Mark Kram. He'll be joined by SB Nation's Brin-Jonathan Butler, author of The Domino Diaries: My Decade Boxing with Olympic Champions and Chasing Hemingway's Ghost in the Last Days of Castro's Cuba.

June 15: The Sport of Kings

Varsity Letters returns to the Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge for a special Monday night edition looking at horse racing in the wake of American Pharoah's historic Triple Crown victory. Joe Drape, who covers horse racing for the New York Times, and Pia Catton, who does so for the Wall Street Journal, will participate in a panel discussion along with writer and pari-mutuel clerk Elizabeth Minkel. The event will be moderated by Teresa Genaro, who blogs about the sport at Brooklyn Backstretch.

May 31: Sunday Night Varsity Letters

Varsity Letters returns to the Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge for a special Sunday night edition. Writer Charles Leerhsen will be on hand to discuss his new book Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty. He'll be joined by Jon Pessah, author of The Game: Inside the Secret World of Major League Baseball's Power Brokers.

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