Synopses & Reviews
Published to the accolades of critics and sportswriters and the raves of thousands of readers everywhere, this phenomenal coast-to-coast bestseller is an incisive, intelligent and always fascinating analysis of America's favorite pastime. Will gives a unique look at this intricate sport, including in-depth profiles of Tony Gwynn, Cal Ripkin, Jr., Tony LaRussa, and Orel Hershiser. 16 pages of photographs.
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning political commentator and longtime baseball fanatic George F. Will--the #1 bestselling ultimate insider's look at the exacting craft of baseball
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“George Will on baseball. Perfect….A book of surpassing enthusiasm and intelligence.”
—Los Angeles Times
Now with a new introduction, George F. Wills classic bestseller, Men at Work, is back. The renowned author, political pundit, and diehard sports enthusiast discourses on the Great American Pastime in a work that stands with The Boys of Summer, Summer of 49, All My Octobers, and The Glory of Their Times as one of the finest baseball books ever written. The New York Times Book Review calls it, “an excellent book about excellence,” while the St. Louis Post-Dispatch promises that, “anyone who truly loves the game…will find Men At Work thoroughly rewarding.” No doubt about it, George F. Will has hit a grand slam home run!
About the Author
George F. Will's column appears in more than four hundred newspapers nationwide. His work also appears biweekly in Newsweek. Will is a commentator for ABC News and the author of twelve books in addition to Men at Work. He was educated at Trinity College in Connecticut, Oxford University, and Princeton University. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1977. He lives in Washington, D.C.