Early show -- Litquake presents: It's All Over But The Crying - A Night of Authors on Sports
LITQUAKE presents "It's All Over But the Crying - A Night of Authors on Sports."
Writers hold court on the world of sports, from the infinite variations of major-league baseball to the international phenomenon of the World Cup. Special multimedia presentation by Bay Area sports photographer Michael "Z Man" Zagaris. Book sales and signing to follow. Emceed by Litquake co-director Jack Boulware.
Alan Black is the author of Kick the Balls and co-author, with David Henry Sterry, of The Glorious World Cup.
Howard Bryant is a senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN the Magazine. He also serves as sports correspondent for NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday. His newest book is The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron.
Dan Epstein is the author of Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70s (Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's). He lives in Los Angeles, and does his best writing in his bathrobe.
Dan Fost is author of the baseball book, Giants Past and Present. A former staffer for the San Francisco Chronicle, his freelance credits include The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and San Francisco magazine.
David Henry Sterry is a performer, activist, muckraker, Huffington Post regular, and author of 12 books, including The Glorious World Cup, with Alan Black, and the upcoming The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published.
Jason Turbowis the author of The Baseball Codes (Random House, March 2010), and has written for The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and SportsIllustrated.com, among many others.
Michael Zagaris broke into the scene shooting rock and roll and fashion. He now concentrates on professional sports and photojournalism. He is currently the team photographer for the Oakland Athletics and San Francisco 49ers.
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