Monthly Archives: July 2019
Why do people watch sports? And, in particular, why do they watch the sports they do? These are the central concerns in The Meaning of Sports.
Every writer interviewed by Pigskin Books is asked for their favourite football books. Here's are all the ones chosen so far.
The 'writer embedded with the team' genre is now well established but in 1973 Roy Blount Jr was on relatively new ground when he spent a season with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The pressures of being a head coach in the NFL are examined in Gary Myers' 2012 book.
Five books any San Francisco 49ers fan will want to add to their collection.
An enjoyable snapshot of early 1990s football and an engaging insight into how players think on the field make this worth a look.