“Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War” by Mark Harris Review

Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War Author:  Mark Harris Released:  2014 Mark Harris was one of my favorite contributors to Grantland, and his previous book Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood was one of my favorite film history books I’ve read. Based on the... Continue Reading →

“Basketball and Other Things” by Shea Serrano Review

Basketball and Other Things Author:  Shea Serrano Illustrator: Arturo Torres Released: 2017 When I was in tenth grade, one of my favorite teachers made an assignment to participate in historical tea parties. How it worked was four students would each be assigned different historical figures. The student would need to research their person, come to... Continue Reading →

“Up, Up, and Away: The Kid, the Hawk, Rock, Vladi, Pedro, le Grand Orange, Youppi!, the Crazy Business of Baseball, and the Ill-fated but Unforgettable Montreal Expos” by Jonah Keri Review

Up, Up, and Away: The Kid, the Hawk, Rock, Vladi, Pedro, le Grand Orange, Youppi!, the Crazy Business of Baseball, and the Ill-fated but Unforgettable Montreal Expos Author: Jonah Keri Release Date: March 2014 "Up, Up and Away" is the latest entry in a series of books which I’ve been reading based on the shared... Continue Reading →

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