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March 21, 2008

April 3: Gelf's Varsity Letters on Baseball

Gelf's Varsity Letters sports reading series returns to New York on April 3 at 8 p.m. with an all-baseball program. At this free monthly event at a Lower East Side bar, hosted by Gelf, Stefan Fatsis, Jonathan Mayo, and Cait Murphy will read from and talk about their work, and take questions. Fatsis will sing the praises of his beloved baseball glove, Mayo will describe what it's like to stare down Roger Clemens in the batter's box, and Murphy will recount tales of the nuttiest season in baseball history, one century ago.

Admission is FREE. Please spread the word to sports fans and book lovers.

Event Details:

Happy Ending Lounge (official site, CitySearch, MySpace)
302 Broome St.
(between Forsyth and Eldridge)
J/M/Z/F to Delancey
B/D to Grand Street
Look for the hot-pink awning with the words "Health Club" on it.

Doors open at 7:30.
Readings start at 8 sharp.

More on this month's authors:

Stefan Fatsis, contributor to Anatomy of Baseball

Jonathan Mayo, author of Facing Clemens: Hitters on Confronting Baseball's Most Intimidating Pitcher

Cait Murphy, author of Crazy '08: How a Cast of Cranks, Rogues, Boneheads, and Magnates Created the Greatest Year in Baseball History

Copies of the books will be available for sale, courtesy Mobile Libris. Questions? Suggestions for future readings? Email varsityletters@gmail.com.
Varsity Letters is on MySpace.

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