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It’s a biography of Nike itself, tracing the organization’s journey from a “crazy idea” floating in the 24-year-old Knight’s mind in 1962 to a publicly traded fitness goliath in 1980.
I am writing this as an outsider to everyday American culture. I come from a place where the biggest social insult is to be derogatory towards the royal family.
Jimmy Reed ’13 knows all too well what Jeff Passan investigates in his book, “The Arm” about Major League pitchers’ re-constructive surgeries.
In “Little Girls in Pretty Boxes: The Making and Breaking of Elite Gymnasts and Figure Skating,” Joan Ryan pulls the curtain back on the dangers of both sports.
The style, the swagger, the domination. The U: Part 2 is a Billy Corben directed sequel to the 2009 hit film “The U”.
We know from the beginning of the book that the University of Washington men’s crew team went on to win gold at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. The trick is to get readers to care about the story anyhow — and Brown absolutely scores.