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November 6, 2007

Gelf's Varsity Letters: 11/8 Interviews

Authors of three sports books will be speaking at a free Gelf event in New York on Thursday, November 8, at 8 p.m. Come by the Happy Ending Lounge to hear writers Bruce Feldman, Steve Friedman, John Wolff, and Rick Wolff read from and discuss their writing.

Gelf is featuring interviews with the writers. Click on each author's name for the interview:

Bruce Feldman, author of Meat Market: Inside the Smash-Mouth World of College Football Recruiting

Steve Friedman, author of The Agony of Victory: When Winning Isn't Enough

John Wolff and Rick Wolff, authors of Harvard Boys: A Father and Son's Unlikely Adventures in Minor League Baseball

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.

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.

Upcoming events

December 6: Stewart Mandel, author of Bowls, Polls, and Tattered Souls: Tackling the Chaos and Controversy that Reign Over College Football; Aaron Schatz, editor of Pro Football Prospectus 2007: The Essential Guide to the 2007 Pro Football Season; and ESPN.com columnist Wright Thompson.

January: Will Leitch, author of God Save the Fan: How Preening Sportscasters, Athletes Who Speak in the Third Person, and the Occasional Convicted Quarterback Have Taken the Fun Out of Sports (And How We Can Get It Back) (and a Varsity Letters guest in March); and other authors TBA.

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