The Game's Not Over: In Defense of Football

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Price
$36.00
Publisher
PublicAffairs
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.8 X 8.5 X 0.9 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781610396486
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About the Author
Gregg Easterbrook is the author of ten books, two of them New York Times Notable Books. He was a national correspondent for the Atlantic, and since then has been a contributing editor. He is a former visiting fellow of the Brookings Institution (dual fellowship in economics and in governance studies) and a distinguished fellow of the Fulbright Foundation.

He often writes for the Atlantic (nine cover stories), New Republic (seventeen cover stories), and New York Times (thirty-three op-ed pieces and counting). He has been a politics columnist for Reuters and a sports columnist for ESPN. He has written for the New Yorker, Science, Wall Street Journal, Wired, Esquire, Washington Monthly, and Los Angeles Times.
Reviews
Easterbrook...is a serious author with serious points to make. "The New York Times"
Easterbrook...writes nothing that is not brilliant. "Chicago Tribune"
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A breezy read that provides cultural context to accompany another football seasonIt offers comfort to fellow fans that the sport deserves their attention and even their love. "Kirkus"
"With a distinct voice, Easterbrook makes important observations about the game that will have a broader appeal than just football fans." "Library Journal"
Easterbrook...is a serious author with serious points to make. "New York Times"
Easterbrook...writes nothing that is not brilliant. "Chicago Tribune"
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Mr. Easterbrook s analysis suggests that the game is becoming safer even as it becomes more compelling and competitive. The debate over football and its risks will continue, but both NFL fans and foes will enjoy this readable and entertaining book. James Freeman, "Wall Street Journal"
Conflicted fans might take some solace in Easterbrook s unabashed enthusiasm for the game and its strategies. James Sullivan, "Boston Globe"
A breezy read that provides cultural context to accompany another football seasonIt offers comfort to fellow fans that the sport deserves their attention and even their love. "Kirkus Reviews"
"With a distinct voice, Easterbrook makes important observations about the game that will have a broader appeal than just football fans." "Library Journal"
Easterbrook...is a serious author with serious points to make. "New York Times"
Easterbrook...writes nothing that is not brilliant. "Chicago Tribune"
"
"Mr. Easterbrook's analysis suggests that the game is becoming safer even as it becomes more compelling and competitive. The debate over football and its risks will continue, but both NFL fans and foes will enjoy this readable and entertaining book." -James Freeman, Wall Street Journal

"Conflicted fans might take some solace in Easterbrook's unabashed enthusiasm for the game and its strategies." -James Sullivan, Boston Globe

"A breezy read that provides cultural context to accompany another football season...It offers comfort to fellow fans that the sport deserves their attention and even their love." -Kirkus Reviews

"With a distinct voice, Easterbrook makes important observations about the game that will have a broader appeal than just football fans." -Library Journal

"Easterbrook...is a serious author with serious points to make." -New York Times

"Easterbrook...writes nothing that is not brilliant." -Chicago Tribune