Books Acquired Recently: World Cup Edition

As a long-time soccer fan, I am currently experiencing a major bout of World Cup fever, and the only prescription… is more soccer books! Davies, Pete. All Played Out: The Full Story of Italia ’90. 1990. London: Mandarin, 1991. As I mentioned in a recent post, I have a lot of nostalgia for the 1990Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently: World Cup Edition”

It’s World Cup Time!

I am incredibly excited for the men’s World Cup that begins today. It is my favorite sporting event because it is long enough that one can get completely ensconced in it and because of its global aspect: I love knowing that I am sharing the experience with hundreds of millions of people around the world.Continue reading “It’s World Cup Time!”