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Are You Ready for Some Football Books?

Sep 14, 2009 3:02 PM | 0 comments

Now that the football season has kicked off (to great success for our New York teams!), the agonizing wait for the next weekend of games begins.

But all is not lost! Library Journal’s 2009 football roundup just might save your week. Here’s the two-minute drill:

More Than a Game: The Glorious Present—and the Uncertain Future—of the NFL by Brian Billick with Michael MacCambridge

The Super Bowl-winning coach details the workings of professional football, both on and off the field, and shares his optimism about the global growth of the sport.


On Any Given Sunday: A Life of Bert Bell by Robert S. Lyons

The monumental story of the founder of the Philadelphia Eagles and post-World War II NFL commissioner—a fascinating, boisterous rogue who stands in stark contrast to the corporate face of professional football today.


Resurrection: The Miracle Season That Saved Notre Dame by Jim Dent

The bestselling author of The Junction Boys chronicles the amazing 1964 Notre Dame season under new head coach Ara Parseghian, one of the most unlikely comeback seasons in the history of college football.


To see Library Journal’s complete rundown of new football books, click here. Still can’t get enough football? Check out Brooklyn Public Library’s collection of football internet links.


See you at the tailgate!

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