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“Green with Empathy”: A Review

Vybarr Cregan-Reid is a Reader in English and Environmental Humanities at the University of Kent, but he is also an ardent and intellectual runner, as witnessed by his book Footnotes: How Running Makes Us Human (Ebury Press). Diane McManus is our reviewer, and she is obviously taken by Cregan-Reid’s poetic philosophy of running.

Long distance running in the Twenties

Diane McManus reviews The 1929 Bunion Derby: Johnny Salo and the Great Footrace Across America by Charles Kastner (Syracuse University Press), and she finds it an absorbing story of a race that took its runners 5,520 kilometers from New York to Los Angeles.