The Art of Fielding author Chad Harbach was here June 28 to talk about his book for the Leonard Lopate Show Book Club. He shared a few of his favorite authors and books, and talked about ritual in writing and ritual in sports. Watch the video!
Chad Harbach’s novel The Art of Fielding is the next pick for the Leonard Lopate Show Book Club! It was named one of 2011’s best books by the New York Times and The New Yorker. Set at a midwestern college where a star shortstop has transformed the school’s baseball team, it follows five characters grappling with the consequences of one wild throw.
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