Get your Head in the Game with April’s Nonfiction Picks

Game on! This spring run over to your local branch to check out one of these sport-related books. From the highlighting some of baseball’s memorable moments to tackling complexities of college football, there are some great picks for readers.

They Said It Couldn’t Be Done: The ‘69 Mets, New York City and the Most Astounding Season in Baseball History
By Wayne Coffey

The astonishing story of the 1969 Miracle Mets, the most improbable World Series champions in baseball history is told from Wayne Coffey, the New York Times best-selling author of The Boys of Winter.

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University of Nike: How Corporate Cash Bought American Higher Education
By Joshua Hunt

In the world of college sports, winning means big dollars. But that money often comes at a cost. University of Nike explores the University of Oregon’s complex relationship with Nike and how the arrangement has undermined the school’s academic integrity, transparency, and campus culture.

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Also new this April:

The Marginalized Majority: Claiming our Power in a Post-Truth America
By Onnesha Roychoudhuri

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The Last Stone: A Masterpiece of Criminal Interrogation
By Mark Bowden

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Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen
By Mary Norris

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No Human Is Illegal: An Attorney on the Front Lines of the Immigration War
By J.J Mulligan Sepúlveda

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No Happy Endings
By Nora McInerny

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The Missing Pages: The Modern Life of A Medieval Manuscript, From Genocide To Justice
By Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh

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