Gelf's Varsity Letters sports reading series returns on Thursday, January 5, 2012, at 7:30 p.m., at The Gallery at LPR in Manhattan. At this free monthly event, hosted by Gelf, Mark Ribowsky, George Vecsey, and Dave Zirin will read from and talk about their work. Ribowsky is the biographer of the legendary broadcaster and provocateur, Howard Cosell. Vecsey, who recently ended his 30-year stint as a New York Times sports columnist, is the biographer of St. Louis Cardinals hero Stan Musial. And Zirin is the co-author, with John Carlos, of a biography of the track-and-field Olympian who sparked controversy with his defiant Black Power salute at the 1968 Summer Games.
Doors open at 7.
Event starts at 7:30.
There is no admission charge.
Attendees must be 21 or older, as per Le Poisson Rouge rules. (Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are under 21 and would like to attend. The farther in advance, the better; no guarantees.)
More on this month's authors:
Upcoming Varsity Letters (also at The Gallery at LPR in Manhattan)
Enter your info below to join the Varsity Letters email list. You'll receive two emails before each event so you can make sure not to miss any sports wisdom. You can unsubscribe at any time.