Synopses & Reviews
J. R. Moehringer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning feature writer and the author of The Tender Bar, has selected the best in sports writing from the past year. Chosen from more than 350 national, regional, and specialty publications and, increasingly, the top sports blogs, this collection showcases those journalists who are at the top of their game.
"The emotional richness of the pieces selected by Moehringer and Stout defines this frequently riveting collection." -- Publishers Weekly "Excellent . . . A no-brainer pickup for the sports collection." -- Booklist "An affirmation of the strong state of American sportswriting." -- Kirkus Reviews
Well established as the premier sports anthology, The Best American Sports Writing brings together the year's finest writing on sports. Chosen from more than 350 national, regional and specialty publications, the twenty five pieces here embrace the world of sports in all its drama, humanity, and excitement.
THE BEST AMERICAN SPORTS WRITING brings together the finest writing on sports to appear in the past year.
The Best American Sports Writing gathers the very best from sports journalists from the past year.
About the Author
Leigh Montville, a former columnist at the Boston Globe and former senior writer at Sports Illustrated, is the author of the best-selling Ted Williams, At the Altar of Speed, and The Big Bam. Glenn Stout is the author of Red Sox Century, Yankees Century, The Dodgers, and The Cubs. He has been the editor of Best American Sports Writing since its inception.