“It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone.”
Tags: A. Bartlett Giamatti · baseball · quotes
A ticket to Fenway Park, August 7, 1956: 68 cents + 7 cents tax for a bleacher seat.
Tags: baseball · Boston · Red Sox
Ken Burns: On Story (video)
Tags: Ken Burns · storytelling · video
A blog post I did for Random House over on Tumblr, including a view of Cold Spring Park.
Tags: Cold Spring Park · Defending Jacob · Newton
Book trailer for “The Ball: Discovering the Object of the Game” by my friend John Fox (on sale May 14).
Tags: book trailers · video
The New Yorker
Tags: cartoons · The New Yorker
The Manhattan bridge under construction (photo).
Tags: New York
Graham Greene, 1964. Portrait by Yousuf Karsh. (photo)
Tags: Graham Greene · portraits · portraits of writers · Yousuf Karsh
An offer of new signed bookplates for my readers.
Tags: bookplates · publicity · Rockwell Kent