Books by Roger Angell

A 1942 graduate of Harvard, Angell joined The New Yorker in 1962. Roger Angell's celebrated baseball books include THE SUMMER GAME, FIVE SEASONS, LATE INNINGS, SEASON TICKET and ONE MORE AROUND THE PARK. Angell has also authored THE STONE ARBOR (stories)


THIS OLD MAN by Roger Angell
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 17, 2015

"As this ebullient and eloquent collection amply shows, Angell can deftly touch that reader, on whom he bestows this lovely gift."
A miscellany of memorable prose. Read full book review >
LET ME FINISH by Roger Angell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 8, 2006

"Graceful and deeply felt."
A collection of personal pieces, combined into an affecting memoir by longtime New Yorker editor Angell. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: May 23, 2001

"Written with Angell's usual economy and intelligence, and with a tact that matches its subject's reticence, this look at an unusual baseball life will appeal to all students of the game—even those who have little use for the Yankees."
A look at the life, last Yankee season, and psyche of an elder statesman of the pitching rubber. Read full book review >
NOTHING BUT YOU by Roger Angell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 1997

"A nicely varied assembly of accomplished tales, and a reminder of the perception and skill possessed by several generations of The New Yorker's fiction editors."
The first anthology of short fiction from The New Yorker to be published in 30 years, and the first to be assembled around a theme, though, as editor Angell notes in his introduction, the organizing idea proved to be more expansive and provocative than he had anticipated. Read full book review >