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October 1, 2007

Varsity Letters 10/3 Interviews

Authors of the three sports books featured on the front page will be speaking at a free Gelf event in New York on Wednesday, October 3, at 8 p.m. Come by the Happy Ending Lounge to hear writers John Bacon, Michael O'Keeffe, Teri Thompson, and Jon Wertheim read from and discuss their writing.

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

John Bacon, author of Bo's Lasting Lessons: The Legendary Coach Teaches the Timeless Fundamentals of Leadership

Michael O'Keeffe and Teri Thompson, authors of The Card: Collectors, Con Men, and the True Story of History's Most Desired Baseball Card

Jon Wertheim, author of Running the Table: The Legend of Kid Delicious, the Last Great American Pool Hustler

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

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

December: Aaron Schatz, editor of Pro Football Prospectus 2007: The Essential Guide to the 2007 Pro Football Season; ESPN.com columnist Wright Thompson; and another writer TBA.

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