Jan 15, 2012


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"The Art of ______" is an upcoming book by Chad Harbach (out in January 2012). Such was Harbach's struggle to get the book written and published that his friend Kieth Gessen wrote an article about it in Vanity Fair magazine, later expanded into an e-book whose cover you also see above. This book-about-a-book has already been published (in 2011).

About a baseball player who finds his skills have deserted him, it has already won several favourable reviews, with the likes of Mike Atherton calling it "an outstanding novel about sports". At first glance, this could easily be a novel about cricket and could find place on a shelf with books by Sir Don Bradman and Mike Brearley.

So what's the missing word?

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This day last year: Q.107


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