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When I saw that Peter Gammons was the guest editor for "The Best American Sports Writing - 2010," I knew I had to read this compilation of the best of the best.
Highly recommend for any sports enthusiast, but equally for those who just want a good read of non-fiction short stories.
I have kept this book on bedside table and pick my way through it. Great collection for the eclectic taste in sports and sportswriting. I particularly like the piece on Rafa Nadal.Published 22 months ago by Michael DENNISUK
I have been picking away at this book now for a while and overall found the content very good. Often, though, I had already read many of the articles in other places. Read morePublished on May 13, 2012 by C. Baker
I enjoyed this volume a great deal. The editors certainly worked hard to locate exceptional sports writing that runs the gamut of types of sport. Read morePublished on April 17, 2012 by Amazon Customer
I got this book for the sports lovers in my family. It is a good collection of great sports writing from 2010. Read morePublished on January 4, 2012 by Mom of Sons
The is a collection of great writing by some very talented sportswriters. Each story is written in a way that grips the reader and delves into unexpected yet satisfying aspects of... Read morePublished on September 27, 2011 by bronx book nerd
The 2010 edition of The Best American Sports Writing is an excellent collection that is part of an annual series. Read morePublished on September 22, 2011 by David Pruette
It's not the "bottom of the ninth with the wining run on second base" type of book. It is wonderful writing about people, some of it fun and some of it sad, but all of it... Read morePublished on June 2, 2011 by Reuben Caplan
This book is a superb compilation of short fiction and non-fiction writings with emphasis on the human condition behind the sports. Read morePublished on May 24, 2011 by D. Chou
As other reviewers have noted, this volume leans heavily on Boston-area writers and athletes whom the guest editor knows. Read morePublished on April 28, 2011 by Avid Reader