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January 5, 2011

January 6: Varsity Letters

Gelf's Varsity Letters sports reading series returns on Thursday, January 6, at 7:30 p.m., with an all-NFL night, just before the playoffs begin. At this free monthly event, hosted by Gelf, N. Jeremi Duru, Anthony L. Gargano, and Chad Millman will read from and talk about their work. Duru will explain how the NFL opened up its hiring process for coaches. Gargano will provide an unvarnished look at life in the league. And Millman will trace the rise of the Steelers, even as Pittsburgh was crumbling around them.

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Event Details:


Pacific Standard (Official site, map)
82 4th Ave (between Bergen St. and St. Marks Pl.)
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Mere blocks from the 2/3/4/5/D/N/R/B/Q at Atlantic Ave/Pacific St

Event starts at 7:30.
There is no admission charge.

More on this month's authors:

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
Read Gelf's interview with Duru

Anthony L. Gargano, sports broadcaster and author of NFL Unplugged: The Brutal, Brilliant World of Professional Football
Read Gelf's interview with Gargano

Chad Millman, ESPN writer and co-author of The Ones Who Hit the Hardest: The Steelers, the Cowboys, the '70s, and the Fight for America's Soul and of They Call Me Baba Booey
Read Gelf's interview with Millman

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