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The Tournament of Books picked its winner today: A Mercy, by Toni Morrison.  After all that talk of YA novels and underdogs, it’s one of the heavy-hitters who takes it home.  As for our little pool, who won this thing, anyway?  Well, after I made the mistake of bragging, my pool went in roughly the […]

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I know you’re all fiending for a blog post after a rare silent day yesterday.  I can see you shaking and shivering like a wet dog, counting the change in your pockets, and…I think that’s as far as I can stretch this particular metaphor.  Here are some links for you to enjoy. The Tournament of […]

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Tournament of Books: Upset City, Baby!

by Patrick on March 11, 2009

I’ve figured out what makes the Tournament of Books so enjoyable — Dick Vitale has nothing to do with it.  This is the same thing that makes watching “The Wire” or drinking a fabulous bottle of wine so enjoyable – Dick Vitale isn’t there to ruin it.  Imagine, for instance, if he were there.  “Marlo […]

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The Tournament of Books Begins & Other Links

by Patrick on March 9, 2009

The 2009 Tournament of Books is now underway at The Morning News.  To see my bracket and the others in the running, click over to my earlier post. Today, Brockman decides between 2666 and Steer Toward Rock.  Who won?  Well, click through to find out. Book Fox has posted a two-part interview with Daniyal Mueenuddin, […]