A tour-de-force of scholarship and creative writing. -- Bernd Heinrich, author of Why We Run
Every page of RUNNING IN LITERATURE is a treasure trove. -- Amby Burfoot, executive editor, Runners World, and winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon
I am entranced by Roger Robinsons wonderful, easy, conversational erudition. -- John J. Kelley, winner of the 1957 Boston Marathon, English teacher and author
RUNNING IN LITERATURE is the book for every serious reading runner and every devoted running reader. -- Frank Deford, NPR commentator and author of An American Summer and Heart of a Champion
Robinsons wit and intelligence crackle through this masterful guide to runnings place in literature. -- Julia Emmons, Ph.D., Director, Peachtree Road Race
About the Author
Roger Robinson is a professor of English at Victoria University in New Zealand, an international running writer, and a world-class runner. He is the author of Heroes and Sparrows and Robert Louis Stevenson: His Best Pacific Writings, and editor of The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature. He lives in New York City and Wellington, New Zealand.