Books by John Powers

Released: Aug. 3, 2004

"Solid work from a cultural critic who merits a broader audience."
A bittersweet, breezy, smart look at current politics in the larger context of American culture—or what passes for it. Read full book review >
Released: June 16, 1993

"Manna for older fans who may have forgotten how sweet it was, and a fine reminder for younger generations that artificial turf, integrated squads, TV coverage, drug-testing, seven-figure contracts, platooning, and seemingly endless playoffs weren't always in the game. (Illustrations—not seen)"
An unabashedly nostalgic, silky-smooth memoir spanning a 15- year period that fiftysomething or older people tend to regard as a golden age in American sports. Read full book review >