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The Books: Baseball: A Literary Anthology; from “Head Down”, by Stephen King

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: Baseball: A Literary Anthology Stephen King is a famous … Continue reading

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The Books: Baseball: A Literary Anthology; from The Autobiography of Leroi Jones, by Amiri Baraka

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: Baseball: A Literary Anthology Amiri Baraka (née Leroi Jones) … Continue reading

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2015 Books Read

Even I am impressed with how much I read this year. Along the course of the year, occasionally I’d think to myself, “Good job, Sheila, with your Self-Imposed Reading Plan!” I’ve read a lot of new novels (not really my … Continue reading

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The Books: Baseball: A Literary Anthology; from The Wrong Season, by Joel Oppenheimer

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: Baseball: A Literary Anthology Joel Oppenheimer was a Village … Continue reading

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The Books: Baseball: A Literary Anthology; from Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game?, by Jimmy Breslin

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: Baseball: A Literary Anthology Everyone knows who Jimmy Breslin … Continue reading

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The Books: Baseball: A Literary Anthology; from God’s Country and Mine, by Jacques Barzun

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: Baseball: A Literary Anthology Some of the essays in … Continue reading

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The Books: Baseball: A Literary Anthology; from Tallulah, by Tallulah Bankhead

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: Baseball: A Literary Anthology Tallulah Bankhead’s autobiography, Tallulah: My … Continue reading

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The Books: Baseball: A Literary Anthology; “It Was a Great Day in Jersey,” by Wendell Smith

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: Baseball: A Literary Anthology The following piece, written in … Continue reading

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The Books: Baseball: A Literary Anthology; “Pitchers and Catchers,” by Moe Berg

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: Baseball: A Literary Anthology I was born into being … Continue reading

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The Books: Baseball: A Literary Anthology; Excerpt from Baseball When the Grass Was Real, “James ‘Cool Papa’ Bell”, by Donald Honig

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: Baseball: A Literary Anthology Author Donald Honig worked in … Continue reading

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