"The new editions come with event guides so you can stay up to year on the current stars and sports. The book also has a detailed history, random trivia and a lot of focus on the great moments from 2008." —Yahoo!Sports
"This resource will enhance appreciation of the Olympics for fans and casual viewers alike; it belongs in most libraries." —Library Journal
"The essential Games guide." —Ebony
"Marvellous." —The New Yorker
About the Author
David Wallechsinky has worked as a commentator for NBC Olympic coverage, his work has appeared in such publications as the New York Times Magazine and Parade, and he has appeared on All Things Considered, Late Night with David Letterman, the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, and Nightline. He has produced nine editions of this book, some in collaboration with Jaime Loucky. David divides his time between Geneva and California.