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"Sal Paolantonio's How Football Explains America is brimming with excellent reporting, intellectual breadth, personal insight, and a deep affection for our real national pastime. This is fascinating stuff."
--Mark Kriegel, author of Namath: A Biography, and national columnist, FOXSports.com
"I have been a student of football my whole life, and this book gave me a completely original perspective on the game we call our national pastime. Sal Paolantonio has captured the essence of why we love football."
--Ron Jaworski, analyst, ESPN's Monday Night Football
good review of how pro football developed ... appreciated identifying and talking about specific coaches and players.Published 27 days ago by lloyd
This is a great book for anyone who didn't play the game but wants to know more about football. Love his "voice" throughout the book. Great, easy read. Loved itPublished 1 month ago by morertpal
Thank you Sal for writing about the passion of the US. You correctly identified the traits of America and how we live them through football. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Robert E Youngblood
Great book, It's so good that is making me, a brazilian girl, enjoy even more the american football. The delivery was fast and the book looks like brand new.Published 10 months ago by Paula Lemos
An over-the-top panegyric replete with pop psychology, pop sociology, and pop history. Aimed at the uncritical football fan. Some historical artifacts of interest.Published 14 months ago by S. J. Overman
respectable.....started to lose interest about halfway through the 197 pages. That is unusual for me. Why? this topic could have been adequately dealt with in about 80 (pages). Read morePublished 21 months ago by m.s. gardner
There are some good football stories, but he takes some liberties to prove his thesis. As a Patriots fan, I did not like the recurrent efforts to disparage the team and Belichick... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Michael Steinberg