Readings from GRANTLAND ISSUE 2

Grantland Issue 2 (McSweeney's)

Contributors to the second issue of this great new journal from McSweeney's will read from their pieces! Katie Baker, Tom Bissell, Molly Lambert, and Rafe Bartholomew will all read, moderated by Grantland deputy editor Dan Fierman.

Katie Baker is a staff writer at Grantland.

Tom Bissell is the author of Chasing the Sea, God Lives in St. Petersburg, The Father of All Things, and Extra Lives.

Molly Lambert is a staff writer for Grantland.

Rafe Bartholomew is an editor at Grantland and author of Pacific Rims: Beermen Ballin' in Flip-Flops and the Philippines' Unlikely Love Affair with Basketball.



Event date: 
Monday, April 9, 2012 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
1818 N Vermont Ave
90027 Los Angeles
Grantland Issue 2 Cover Image
By Bill Simmons (Editor), Dan Fierman (Editor)
ISBN: 9781936365975
Availability: Special Order
Published: McSweeney's Books - April 10th, 2012

"Grantland Quarterly" is a
collaboration between McSweeney's and "Grantland," the popular website
founded and edited by Bill Simmons. It features the best long-form
sports and culture writing from the site as well as new print
exclusives, delivered in a lavishly designed, full-color book. Issue 2
has a dust jacket that unfolds to reveal a double-sided poster with an
intricate, gorgeous piece of original art on one side, and, on the
reverse, a reprint of the rare 1970s poster of George "The Ice Man"
Gervin from Nike.
Issue 2 also includes:
-Bill Simmons writing about the career of Eddie Murphy
-An interview with Don DeLillo about Underworld on the 60th anniversary of the Shot Heard 'Round the World
-Chad Harbach on his experience at the Milwaukee Brewers' last game of the 2011 season
-Charles P. Pierce and Michael Weinreb addressing the abuse scandal at Penn State
-Michael Schur (co-creator of Parks and Recreation) on the dismal collapse of the 2011 Red Sox