From the Desk of Michael Fallon: Finding My Way to Spring Training

The following contribution comes from Michael Fallon, author of Dodgerland: Decadent Los Angeles and the 1977–78 Dodgers (Nebraska 2016).  Growing up in Southern California, I never understood the fuss about spring training. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve long loved baseball. Between 1974, when … Continue reading From the Desk of Michael Fallon: Finding My Way to Spring Training

NEWS AND REVIEWS

Books Washington Merry-Go-Round by Drew Pearson Edited by Peter Hannaford Review from the New Yorker: “This new installment shows even more convincingly the extent of Pearson’s direct involvement in politics, often at the Presidential level, and the degree to which it derived not just from standard elements of ego and competitiveness but also from an emotionally committed world view.” You Will Never See Any God by Ervin D. Krause Edited by Timothy Schaffert Attention from the Chicago Tribune: “Schaffert later reached out to Loretta, who’d saved all of her husband’s work. In 2014, Bison Books, the trade imprint of the University … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS