Books by Harvey Araton

COLD TYPE by Harvey Araton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 22, 2014

"A novel with a strong whiff of the New York Daily News strike of 1990-1991—and with ominous foreshadowings of what the protagonist describes as 'this internet thing everybody's talking about.''"
A story about a newspaper, a family, a strike, and social and economic change—sketched against the backdrop of New York in the 1990s. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: April 3, 2012

"A well-told tale of friendship with baseball as the backdrop."
An exploration and celebration of deep friendship under the cloak of a baseball book. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 18, 2011

"An in-depth exploration of a team that is well worthy of such reverential treatment. A must for basketball fans and a super-must for New York sports nuts."
A warm, accessible celebration of the dynamic early-1970s New York Knicks basketball teams. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 9, 2005

"More than the usual lament for the good old days."
New York Times sportswriter Araton (Alive and Kicking, 2001, etc.) charts the steady decline of the NBA while holding a torch for its eventual renaissance. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Falls short as an examination of women's attitudes toward sports, but with its enthusiasm for the game and its positive portraits of the players it may well please soccer fans."
A friendly, close-up view of Montclair, New Jersey, soccer moms who became soccer-playing moms and discovered the joys and anguish of participating in a team sport. Read full book review >