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Roger Angell: America’s Greatest Living Baseball Writer

Wednesday March 17 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us for a virtual book talk on Roger Angell: America’s Greatest Living Baseball Writer by Joe Bonomo, a professor in the department of English at NIU.

Joe Bonomo will discuss his book No Place I Would Rather Be: Roger Angell and a Life in Baseball Writing and talk about Roger Angell’s five-decade career as the New Yorker baseball writer, from his earliest magazine pieces to his most recent blog posts.

Bonomo is a Professor in the Department of English. An essayist, he’s Music Columnist for The Normal School magazine and the author of many books, including Field Recordings from the Inside and Sweat: The Story of The Fleshtones, America’s Garage Band.

Click here to register. For additional information, please contact us at or at (815) 753-1995.

This event is part of NIU Libraries’ Research and Artistry Series. The NIU Libraries’ Research and Artistry Series serves as a venue for NIU faculty and instructors to share their knowledge, creativity, and hard work with others at Northern Illinois University and the broader NIU communiversity.


Wednesday March 17
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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