Monday, May 21, 2018

Six books that show the workings of singular minds

Helen DeWitt is the author of the novels The Last Samurai and Lightning Rods, and the new story collection Some Trick. One of her six favorite books that illuminate the workings of singular minds, as shared at The Week magazine:
The Blind Side by Michael Lewis

Lewis shows us that Bill Walsh, who became a Hall of Fame NFL coach, had a different way of thinking about the passing game: If the system is the star, even mediocre quarterbacks can dazzle. I had no idea football was not excruciatingly boring.
Read about another entry on the list.

The Blind Side is among the Barnes & Noble Review's list of five top books on football and Malcolm Gladwell's six best books.

The Page 69 Test: The Blind Side.

--Marshal Zeringue