Author Archives for Sam

52/52: Tanking to the Top, by Yaron Weitzman

November 24, 2020 2:53 pm Published by Comments Off on 52/52: Tanking to the Top, by Yaron Weitzman

A chronicle of the “Process” era Philadelphia 76ers, who used private equity theories to maximize their chances of getting star... View Article


52/52: The Searcher, by Tana French

November 20, 2020 11:02 am Published by Comments Off on 52/52: The Searcher, by Tana French

A modern day Western disguised as a mystery novel about a missing teenager in rural Ireland. French is so good... View Article


52/52: The Trespasser, by Tana French

November 6, 2020 10:31 am Published by Comments Off on 52/52: The Trespasser, by Tana French

A compelling police-centric crime thriller. It’s a simple mystery, turning heavily on psychology and interpersonal understanding, which is a nice... View Article


52/52: Showtime, by Jeff Pearlman

October 8, 2020 12:55 pm Published by Comments Off on 52/52: Showtime, by Jeff Pearlman

A good book about the 1980s Lakers dynasty that suffers due to its reading proximity with the Bob Cousy book.... View Article


52/52: The Last Pass, by Gary M. Pomerantz

September 18, 2020 10:12 am Published by Comments Off on 52/52: The Last Pass, by Gary M. Pomerantz

Nominally a book about ‘50s Celtics leader Bob Cousy—and revelatory on that front, showing him as basketball’s first transformational star—but... View Article