Books by Authors Who Appear in Rules of the Game, from Harper's

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The list author says: "Here is a list of books by some of the authors whose essays appear in "Rules of the Game: The Best Sports Writing from Harper's Magazine.""
Rules of the Game: The Best Sports Writing from Harper's Magazine (The American Retrospective Series)
1.  Rules of the Game: The Best Sports Writing from Harper's Magazine (The American Retrospective Series) by Matthew Mills Stevenson
The list author says:
  "This is the new collection from Harper's Magazine, and the books mentioned here are by authors whose essays are collected in Rules of the Game:  The Best Sports Writing from Harper's Magazine."
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Blood Will Tell: The Murder Trials of T. Cullen Davis
2.  Blood Will Tell: The Murder Trials of T. Cullen Davis by Gary Cartwright
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  "Gary Cartwright is a distinguished writer who has lived in Texas for many years."
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Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback
3.  Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback by George Plimpton
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  "If you have never read Plimpton, start with "Paper Lion" and go from there.  All his writing is a pleasure."
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Tough Jews : Fathers, Sons, and Gangster Dreams
4.  Tough Jews : Fathers, Sons, and Gangster Dreams by Rich Cohen
The list author says:
  "Rich Cohen writes well on a number of subjects, including sports."
$13.43   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews)

Fabulous Small Jews
5.  Fabulous Small Jews by Joseph Epstein
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  "Joseph Epstein lives in Chicago, where these delightful stories are set.  Get the book and read them out loud, for the language and the humor.  His other books are collections of essays, literary criticism, and biography.  All worth having."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The City Game: Basketball from the Garden to the Playgrounds
6.  The City Game: Basketball from the Garden to the Playgrounds by Pete Axthelm
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  "He died far too you, but left his mark on the city game of basketbal."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Paradise Lost: California's Experience, America's Future
7.  Paradise Lost: California's Experience, America's Future by Peter Schrag
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  "Peter Schrag writes beautifully about the emotions of America."
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In Love With Daylight: A Memoir of Recovery
8.  In Love With Daylight: A Memoir of Recovery by Wilfrid Sheed
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  "His life and times, by an elegant writer."
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Theater of War: In Which the Republic Becomes an Empire
9.  Theater of War: In Which the Republic Becomes an Empire by Lewis H. Lapham
The list author says:
  "No one writes better about the pretensions of the ruling class than Lewis Lapham, who is also grounded in history and wit.  All his books are worth owning and reading."
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A Great and Glorious Game: Baseball Writings of A. Bartlett Giamatti
10.  A Great and Glorious Game: Baseball Writings of A. Bartlett Giamatti by A. Bartlett Giamatti
The list author says:
  "More on baseball from the former president of Yale University and the commissioner of major league baseball."
$14.35   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Remembering the Twentieth Century Limited
11.  Remembering the Twentieth Century Limited by Matthew Mills Stevenson
The list author says:
  "The first chapter, "The Bad Guys are Winning," takes a contrarian view of drugs in sports."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Brothers K
12.  The Brothers K by David James Duncan
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  "An excellent writer with a keen sense of memory."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (190 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

America's Great War: World War I and the American Experience (Critical Issues in American History)
13.  America's Great War: World War I and the American Experience (Critical Issues in American History) by Robert H. Zieger
The list author says:
  "Another look at the Great War."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

World Series (Odyssey Classics (Odyssey Classics))
14.  World Series (Odyssey Classics (Odyssey Classics)) by John Roberts Tunis
The list author says:
  "At one time he was the leading American sportswriter, and had a great influence on children's literature."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Brotherhoods the True Story of Two Cops
15.  Brotherhoods the True Story of Two Cops by Guy Lawson
The list author says:
  "Guy Lawson has a passion for underworlds, be they in the worlds of sports or beyond."
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Spies and Other Secrets: Memoirs from the Second Cold War
16.  Spies and Other Secrets: Memoirs from the Second Cold War by Nicholas Bethell
The list author says:
  "Just a very good book by a great writer, who defended human rights around the world and who understood well the politics and history of Eastern Europe."
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A False Spring
17.  A False Spring by Pat Jordan
The list author says:
  "Jim Bouton says this is the best book about making it or not in baseball."
$16.03   Used & New from: $2.95
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

The Maltese Sangweech and other Heroes
18.  The Maltese Sangweech and other Heroes by Bill Cardoso
The list author says:
  "A delightful writer."
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The Lottery and Other Stories (FSG Classics)
19.  The Lottery and Other Stories (FSG Classics) by Shirley Jackson
The list author says:
  "Still her best, and darkest."
$12.50   Used & New from: $2.25
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (154 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Life Among the Savages
20.  Life Among the Savages by Shirley Jackson
The list author says:
  "Delightful account of childhood and parents."
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The Autobiography of Mark Twain (Perennial Classics)
21.  The Autobiography of Mark Twain (Perennial Classics) by Mark Twain
The list author says:
  "Not a Twain that many know, but it's his autobiography, and worth adding to your collection."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (428 customer reviews)

The Big Bankroll: The Life And Times Of Arnold Rothstein
22.  The Big Bankroll: The Life And Times Of Arnold Rothstein by Leo Katcher
The list author says:
  "Inside the gambling world of sports, which I think remains an under-reported story."
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Underway: Tour of a tin can sailor
23.  Underway: Tour of a tin can sailor by John B Connolly
The list author says:
  "He has a grasp of sailing and history."
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The Course of Empire
24.  The Course of Empire by Bernard Augustine De Voto
The list author says:
  "Many great books about the American West, and a contributor to Harper's Magazine for many years."
$14.01   Used & New from: $1.25
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Long Time Leaving: Dispatches from Up South
25.  Long Time Leaving: Dispatches from Up South by Roy Blount Jr.
The list author says:
  "A great collection by a leading American writer and humorist."
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You Can't Be President: The Outrageous Barriers to Democracy in America
26.  You Can't Be President: The Outrageous Barriers to Democracy in America by John R. MacArthur
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  "By the publisher of Harper's Magazine."
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An American Album: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Harper's Magazine
27.  An American Album: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Harper's Magazine by Lewis H. Lapham
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  "A sweeping history of the magazine and its writers."
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