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Sports Night, featuring Ted Cox, Rus Bradburd, and Mike Lenehan

 

Here at the Book Cellar, we're not only interested in books that'll get you thinking, but also in books that inspire you to get up and move! Tonight, we're excited to have a reading for three fantastic new sports books. 1001 Days in the Bleachers collects over two decades of Ted Cox's writing for the Chicago Reader's Sports Section, capturing the extreme highs and lows of being a sports fan in Chicago. In his novel Make It, Take It, author Rus Bradburd takes us through the locker room and into minds of players on a university basketball team, grittily portraying the micro-conflicts of race and hierarchy that function within the franchise. And Mike Lenehan's Ramblers takes a fascinating look back at the 1963 Loyola Ramblers, a championship team that challenged the era's notions of race, class, and ability. So grab your best Bulls, Bears, Blackhawks, Cubs, Socks, Fire, et al. jersey and head over to the BC! 

Event date: 
Friday, March 1, 2013 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
4736-38 N Lincoln Ave
60625 Chicago
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1,001 Days in the Bleachers: A Quarter Century of Chicago Sports Cover Image
By Ted Cox, Tony Fitzpatrick (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780810128682
Availability: Special Order
Published: Northwestern University Press - March 18th, 2013

Make It, Take It Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781935955436
Availability: Special Order
Published: Cinco Puntos Press - January 8th, 2013

Ramblers: Loyola Chicago 1963 a the Team That Changed the Color of College Basketball Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781572841406
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Agate Midway - March 12th, 2013

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