05
Mar
10

Sports

In keeping with the currently jocky mood, a few reading suggestions:

Roland Barthes answers the question What is Sport?

“What need have these men to attack? Why are men disturbed by this spectacle? Why are the totally committed to it? Why this useless combat?”

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Also see Robert Coover’s great baseball novel: The Universal Baseball Association Inc., J. Henry Waugh, Prop.

Here’s what the Times thinks.

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Finally, if horse racing is more your bag, you could do worse than attempt some John Hawkes. I know one of you already took me up on this and should probably return my book…

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2 Responses to “Sports”


  1. 1 erinrosemager
    March 5, 2010 at 5:14 am

    i will. this weekend?

  2. 2 Todd
    March 5, 2010 at 8:29 am

    ‘baseball novel’


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