FOOTBALL DEBATE with Steve Almond and Gregg Easterbrook

September 27, 2014

Steve Almond and Gregg Easterbrook spoke about their books and the emerging debate over football in American culture at Politics & Prose on Saturday September 27, 2014.

Gridiron football is the king of sports – it’s the biggest game in the strongest and richest country in the world. In The King of Sports, Easterbrook tells the full story of how football became so deeply ingrained in American culture. Both good and bad, he examines its impact on American society.


Against Football: One Fan's Reluctant Manifesto By Steve Almond Cover Image
ISBN: 9781612194912
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Melville House - August 18th, 2015

The King of Sports: Why Football Must Be Reformed By Gregg Easterbrook Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250012609
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 30th, 2014