BTB #23: A Winning Season? It’s Time to Take Sportswriting Seriously

Peter Golenbock Starling Lawrence Cait Murphy David Maraniss At BookExpo America 2007, Beyond the Book host Christopher Kenneally hosted a panel discussion on the renaissance in “serious” sportswriting.

The program featured David Maraniss, associate editor of The Washington Post, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and author of Clemente and other acclaimed books; Cait Murphy, author of Crazy 08: How a Cast of Cranks, Rogues, Boneheads and Magnates Created the Greatest Year in Baseball History, and an assistant managing editor at Fortune; Starling Lawrence, editor-in-chief at W.W. Norton and Company; and Peter Golenbock, author of 7: The Mickey Mantle Novel and nearly 17 other sports-related books including the bestsellers, Dynasty, The Bronx Zoo (with Sparky Lyle) and Number 1 (with Billy Martin).

This podcast was originally recorded on June 1, 2007.


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