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Friday, March 20, 2009

Battle of the Basketball Books

A recent entry in Shelf-Awareness, a daily e-newsletter published by the Independent Booksellers Association, cited a playoff among some of the best basketball books written ("March Madness: McPhee Leads Basketball Book Playoffs," March 13, 2009). Here’s a few to browse during March Madness:

Last Dance: Behind the Scenes at the Final Four by John Feinstein

A March to Madness: A View From the Floor in the Atlantic Coast Conference by John Feinstein

A Sense of Where You Are: A Profile of Bill Bradley at Princeton by John McPhee

In the Year of the Bull: Zen, Air and the Pursuit of Sacred and Profane Hoops by Rick Telander

Got a favorite basketball book? Let us know.

Don’t Miss . . .

Meet the Author. March 29, 2 p.m. Sherwood Regional Library.
Author Solveig Eggerz will discuss her novel Seal Woman. Book sale and signing. Register online or call 703-765-3645. You can also listen to Eggerz's podcast interview with Library Director Sam Clay.

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