BasketballBasketball
by Jackie MacMullan, Rafe Bartholomew, Dan Klores
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERInspired by a major ESPN film series, this is an extraordinary oral history of basketball—its eye-opening untold history, its profound deeper meaning, its transformative influence on the world—as told through an unprecedented series of candid conversations with the game’s ultimate icons.   This is the greatest love s ...
Number of pages: 448 | Publication Date: 2018-09-18 | ISBN-13: 9781524761783

Two and TwoTwo and Two
Rafe Bartholomew
One of Thrillist's Best Books of 2017A deeply stirring memoir of fathers, sons, and the oldest bar in New York CitySince it opened in 1854, McSorley's Old Ale House has been a New York institution. This is the landmark watering hole where Abraham Lincoln campaigned and Boss Tweed kicked back with the Tammany Hall machine. Where a pair of Houdini's ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2017-05-09 | ISBN-13: 9780316231596

Pacific RimsPacific Rims
Rafe Bartholomew
A young man's journey through the Philippines' most unlikely obsession: basketball. In Pacific Rims, Rafe Bartholemew, journalist, New Yorker, and veteran baller, ventures through the Philippines to investigate the country's love of basketball. From street corners where diehards fashion hoops out of old car parts to the professional league where ...
Number of pages: 416 | Publication Date: 2011-06-07 | ISBN-13: 9780451233226

McSorley's Wonderful SaloonMcSorley's Wonderful Saloon
Joseph Mitchell
“Mitchell’s collection of portraits is the exact opposite of the books that choose an important subject, but are hastily written and have nothing much to say. These books, which form the bulk of current writing, always make you feel as if you had paid for looking into the wrong end of a telescope. Mitchell, on the other hand, likes to start wit ...
Number of pages: 384 | Publication Date: 2001-06-05 | ISBN-13: 9780375421020

The McSorley PoemsThe McSorley Poems
Geoffrey Bartholomew
"Bartholomew has woven an extraordinary New York tapestry out of monologues, memories, snapshots and haiku. His voice is sure and always on pitch, and the poetry is wonderfully, even deceptively accessible; it reads like a novel, and a rich novel at that. Lots of us spend a lifetime in a ginmill, but it's a rare man who emerges with his arms full ...
Number of pages: 112 | Publication Date: 2001-07-01 | ISBN-13: 9780970132529

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