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BASW 2008?

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by WaylonJennings, Sep 15, 2008.

  1. Anyone seen one yet? Gotten a copy yet? It usually hits the shelves right around now.
  2. According to amazon, it's due out Oct. 8.
  3. I know, I know. But usually there are copies floating around well before.
  4. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

  5. Then we have a different understanding of what "hits the shelves" means. ;)
  6. pseudo

    pseudo Well-Known Member

  7. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    If Glenn Stout ignored me again, there will be hell to pay.

    I mean, fuck, I try as hard as the other writers!!! He's costing me a better job!
  8. tonysoprano

    tonysoprano Member

    Moehringer and Bragg ... I always like it when they write sports for some reason.
  9. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

  10. FreddiePatek

    FreddiePatek Active Member

    I assume the J.R. Mo's piece was that unique approach he took on a Pete Carroll feetch. That definitely was avant garde. I enjoyed it quite a bit.
  11. tonysoprano

    tonysoprano Member

    It was damn good. So did I.
  12. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    Bought a copy tonight at the bookstore. Didn't expect to see it, but there it was, although Pearlman's Cowboys book was nowhere to be found. This was at the Barnes and Noble at 82nd and Broadway in NYC, not sure if other bookstores have it yet.

    The lineup:
    1. S.L. Price: A Death in the Baseball Family (the Coolbaugh story)
    2. Jeanne Marie Laskas: G-L-O-R-Y! (about Bengals cheerleaders)
    3. Mark Kram Jr: Forgive Some Sinner (about his dad)
    4. Tom Clynes: Above and Beyond (from Backpacker
    5. Steve Friedman: Dogged (Runner's World)
    6. John Brant: Following Terry Fox (score another for Runner's World)
    7. Joe Posnanski: The Legend of Bo
    8. Michael Weinreb: Bo Knows Best
    9. Michael Lewis: The Kick is up and its ... a career killer
    10. Paul Solotaroff: Casualties of the NFL
    11. Rick Telander: Atkins a Study in Pride and Pain
    12. Tommy Graggs: Hammering on Hank (Slate)
    13. Thomas Boswell: The Rocket's Descent
    14. T.J. Simers: Family carries on after tragic day at Rose Bowl (don't remember reading this one; doesn't sound like typical Simers piece)
    15. Rick Reilly: Getting a Second Wind
    16. Dan Jenkins: Golf in Geezerdom
    17. Mark Lucius: Joining the Club (the Great River Review)
    18. Eli Saslow: The Old Ba' Game
    19. Wright Thompson: Behind the Bamboo Curtain
    20. Patrick Hruby: Murder by Cricket
    21. Tim Neville: Go, Speed Flier, Go (Skiing magazine)
    22. Alec Wilkinson: No Obstacles (The New Yorker, about parkour, something about jumping thrill seekers)
    23. Sam Shaw: Run Like Fire Once More (Harper's Magazine)
    24. Mike Sager: Scito Hoc Super Omnia (about Kobe, and his wife)
    25. Alexander Wolff: No Finish Line (Alberto Salazar)
    26. Chip Brown: Not to get too mystical about it (about Steve Nash)
    27. Rick Bragg: In the Nick of Time (Saban)
    28. Franz Lidz: Baseball after the boss
    29. J.R. Moehringer: Twenty-three reasons why a profile of Pete Carroll does not appear in this space (story about 23 reasons why a profile of Pete Carroll wasn't in that space).

    Look forward to digging into it.
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