Topic: Jackie Robinson
Jeremy Lin's rise on the NBA radar provides the impetus to look back at Wilt Chamberlain's highest-scoring game and nine other NBA 'firsts.'
It's big and it's bloated but – like the sports empire that it covers – this is a book that you don't want to miss.
06/21/2011 05:39 pm
Because the Dodgers are one of the most storied franchises in the history of Major League Baseball, Commissioner Selig's decision has implications far beyond Los Angeles.
04/22/2011 07:12 pm
Pulitzer Prize-winner Jimmy Breslin scores a solid base hit with this concise, lively biography of game-changing baseball manager Branch Rickey.
03/21/2011 07:10 am
The new year holds the promise of a fresh crop of intriguing titles. Here are eight biographies likely to attract attention in the new year.
01/03/2011 02:20 pm
Obama's children's book "Of Thee I Sing" celebrates a diverse America.
11/16/2010 11:01 am
Barack Obama is not alone. Other presidents – and presidential hopefuls – have also written books for children.
11/15/2010 04:41 pm
Chapter & Verse Isabel Wilkerson, author of “The Warmth of Other Suns,” on "the biggest underreported story of the 20th century"
Why did 6 million US blacks leave their homes? Author Isabel Wilkerson talks about "the Great Migration" and how it reshaped the US.
10/14/2010 07:05 am
Obama will fulfill a deal with his publisher by bringing out a children's book this fall.
09/14/2010 12:17 pm
Journalist Jonathan Eig presents a compelling portrait of America’s all-time favorite crime boss.
04/30/2010 10:46 am