The latest addition to the acclaimed series showcasing the best sports writing from the past year
For over twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the previous year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty print and digital publications. Each year, the series editor and guest editor curates a truly exceptional collection. The only shared traits among all these diverse styles, voices, and stories are the extraordinarily high caliber of writing, and the pure passion they tap into that can only come from sports.
About the Author
CHARLES P. PIERCE is a sportswriter, political blogger, and the author of four books, including Moving the Chains: Tom Brady and the Pursuit of Everything. He has written for a wide variety of publications, including the New York Times, Esquire, the Chicago Tribune, the Boston Globe, Sports Illustrated, and ESPN’s Grantland.
GLENN STOUT is a freelance writer, author, and editorial consultant and has served as series editor of The Best American Sports Writing since its inception. He is the author of Young Woman and the Sea and Fenway 1912, and has collaborated with Richard Johnson on Red Sox Century, Yankees Century, The Cubs and The Dodgers. Stout has lived in and around Boston for 20 years, and currently lives in Vermont.
"Outstanding . . . This great mix of essays shines a spotlight on all aspects of the human condition . . . The quality of the writing and diversity of the subjects will delight readers and inspire and enlighten the next generation of writers." --Publishers Weekly
"First-rate . . . As ever, a must for the sports collection." --Booklist