Starred Review, Booklist, June 2012:
“Supported by loads of fascinating quotes, this history of the ancient and early modern Olympics shines.”
About the Author
BENSON BOBRICK earned his doctorate from Columbia University and is the author of one other nonfiction book for young people, The Battle of Nashville
, and several critically acclaimed books for adults. In 2002, he received the Literature Award of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He and his wife, Hilary, divide their time between New York and Vermont.