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November 16, 2010

December 2: Varsity Letters

Gelf's Varsity Letters sports reading series returns on Thursday, December 2, at 7:30 p.m. At this monthly event in DUMBO, Brooklyn, hosted by Gelf and Jan Larsen Art, Roger Bennett and Andrew Zimbalist will read from and talk about their work. Bennett will deliver a paean to ping pong, with tales from the table. And Zimbalist will score the winners and losers in sports economics.

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Event Details:

Jan Larsen Art (Official site, map)
63 Pearl St (between Water St. and Front St.)
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Next to the F train. Close to the A,C. Accessible by the 2,3.

Doors open at 7:00.
Event starts at 7:30.
There is no admission charge, though your voluntary contribution will help defray the costs for this and other great Gelf events.

Visit reBar, around the corner, afterward; attendees of Varsity Letters and other Gelf events get discounts on food and drink.

More on this month's authors:

Roger Bennett, co-author of Everything You Know Is Pong: How Mighty Table Tennis Shapes Our World
Read Gelf's interview with Bennett

Andrew Zimbalist, author of Circling the Bases: Essays on the Challenges and Prospects of the Sports Industry
Read Gelf's interview with Zimbalist

Upcoming Varsity Letters

January 6

N. Jeremi Duru, an associate professor at Temple University’s law school and author of Advancing the Ball: Race, Reformation, and the Quest for Equal Coaching Opportunity in the NFL (Law and Current Events Masters)

Anthony L. Gargano, sports broadcaster and author of NFL Unplugged: The Brutal, Brilliant World of Professional Football

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