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Varsity Letters

October 18, 2017

October 23: Basketball Homelands

Varsity Letters is back at The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge on Monday, October 23 with a look at basketball and the environments that shape it.

• Longtime Sports Illustrated writer Jack McCallum will discuss his new book Golden Days: West's Lakers, Steph's Warriors, and the California Dreamers Who Reinvented Basketball

Listen to Gelf co-founder Carl Bialik's interview with McCallum.

• Author Alejandro Danois will discuss The Boys of Dunbar: A Story of Love, Hope, and Basketball, the story of a 1980s Baltimore high school team that featured four future NBA players

• New York Times-bestselling author Jerome Preisler will discuss the biography he co-wrote with Bernard King, Game Face: A Lifetime of Hard-Earned Lessons On and Off the Basketball Court.

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Graphics by Mister Lister.

Event Details:

The Gallery at LPR (Official site, map)
158 Bleecker St. (between Sullivan St. and Thompson St.)
New York, NY 10012
Blocks from ACE/BDF/MNR/1/6 trains

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 varsityletters@gmail.com if you are under 21 and would like to attend. The farther in advance, the better; no guarantees.)

Please spread the word to sports fans and lovers of good writing.


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