This Is the Author | Marcellus Wiley, Casey Gerald, and Bill Buford

In this episode, meet Marcellus Wiley, author of Never Shut Up, Casey Gerald, author of There Will Be No Miracles Here, and Bill Buford, author of Among the Thugs. Football—the American and British variety—plays an important role in each of these authors’ lives. Speaking from their personal experiences, they share musings, lessons, and expertise that may make you think about how sports and society’s expectations have affected your own life. And, hear why narrating is surprisingly more difficult than “a triple day training camp practice”.

Learn more about the authors’ audiobooks:

Never Shut Up

Ex-NFL player, gentleman scholar, and Fox Sports personality Marcellus Wiley sucks you into a world of inner-city violence, Ivy League intrigue, and pro-football escapades that’s one part touching, one part hilarious, and all parts impossible to put down.
Listen to an excerpt NEVER SHUT UP

There Will Be No Miracles Here
Author: Casey Gerald
Read By: Casey Gerald

Casey Gerald’s life has the arc of a classic rags-to-riches tale, but he, like his generation, came of age as the world came apart. So he stands the American Dream narrative on its head. If to live as we are is destroying us, he asks, what would it mean to truly live?
Listen to an excerpt THERE WILL BE NO MIRACLES HERE

Among the Thugs
Author: Bill Buford
Read By: Bill Buford

Bill Buford enters the society of England’s soccer thugs and records both its savageries and its sinister allure with the social imagination of a George Orwell and the raw personal engagement of a Hunter Thompson.
Listen to an excerpt AMONG THE THUGS

 

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