Books by Bill Geist

Released: May 20, 2014

"Heavy on bad-boy behavior and sports, the book should come with a six-pack of cheap beer. A quick read that is not for everyone."
Two veteran raconteurs face off to cover over four decades of family myths and legends. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Still, this is way funnier than Modern Maturity."
The 50-year-old Baby Boomers are coming! Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 9, 1994

"Sporadically amusing but wholly dispensable."
A random walk through the entrepreneurial outskirts of postindustrial commerce and show biz with a tour guide whose spiel has a nasty edge to it. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 1992

"Mildly amusing but more often strained or contrived; for a more serious, detailed look at Little League coaching, see Paul B. Brown's My Season On the Brink (reviewed above)."
A wry look at the perils of coaching Little League baseball in suburban New Jersey, this sporadically funny report by CBS correspondent Geist is a composite of ten seasons with unpredictable eight-to-ten-year-olds, rabid parents, and knavish rival coaches. Read full book review >