The 50th episode of the New Books in Sports podcast is now online. The episode features an interview with Laurent Dubois on his book Soccer Empire: The World Cup and the Future of France (University of California Press, 2011).
New Books in Sports is aimed at fans who are looking for a sports talk program that won’t give them a headache. Online since spring 2011, the podcast has welcomed scholars of the history, sociology, economics, philosophy, and science of sports of all kinds, and around the world. Past episodes have also featured interviews with award-winning sports journalists like Robert Lipsyte, Roy MacGregor, Ronald Reng and Gideon Haigh.
You can find a complete list of episodes on the website: http://newbooksinsports.com/list/
If you have students, colleagues, or friends who are looking for a more intelligent kind of sports talk, please let them know about New Books in
Sports. The podcast is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and other podcast apps.
New Books in Sports is part of the New Books Network, which offers dozens of channels of podcast interviews with the authors of recent publications, in history, politics, biography, architecture, East Asian studies, and other fields.
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