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Pre-Season Raves

“…a brilliantly quotable, carefully constructed, emotionally vulnerable tract sure to anger as many as it convinces…”
Booklist (starred review)

“A provocative, thoughtful examination of an ‘astonishingly brutal’ sport…Comic, compassionate and thought-provoking.”
–Kirkus Reviews – full review » 

“Powerful … Almond is drawing on his own experiences as a fan to illustrate how difficult the problem, which provides the book with an engaging personal angle that will lure readers who are mature enough to hear him out whether they agree with his conclusions.. An important read…”
–Publisher’s Weekly – full review »