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John Klima
John Klima is the author of four books, including The Game Must Go On (April 2015), Bushville Wins (2012) and Willie's Boys (2009). He spent five years covering major league baseball and has had a lifelong fascination with aviation and military history. He has also been a baseball scout, a... show more

John Klima is the author of four books, including The Game Must Go On (April 2015), Bushville Wins (2012) and Willie's Boys (2009). He spent five years covering major league baseball and has had a lifelong fascination with aviation and military history. He has also been a baseball scout, a baseball radio announcer, a baseball columnist -- everything but a baseball player. A former print journalist, his work has also appeared in The New York Times, Best American Sportswriting and several other publications and websites. His college degree is in cultural anthropology. He resides in a warm weather state.
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The All Night Library
The All Night Library rated it 4 weeks ago
I borrowed Bushville Wins!: The Wild Saga of the 1957 Milwaukee Braves and the Screwballs, Sluggers, and Beer Swiggers Who Canned the New York Yankees and Changed Baseball by John Klima from my dad. My dad grew up in the 50's so he remembers the 1957 world series very well and since I now live in Mi...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it 2 months ago
Anthology. As I was reading this book there seemed to be a theme of rollerskating lesbians but then I found out there were some other stories interspersed. I wonder if that was initially what the publisher were going for but then needed extra stories to fill it out. The average rating is 3.33 stars....
sfgale
sfgale rated it 5 years ago
This was produced via kickstarter apparently. I didn't know that until I happened across a review, I think it was Tor.com I initially read about it. It's an Anthology that asked for submissions with a prompt of, "Roller Derby, nightclubs, glam aliens, (literal) party monsters, drugs, sex, glitter, d...
Bob @ Beauty in Ruins
Bob @ Beauty in Ruins rated it 5 years ago
I have read a lot of strange, weird, and bizarre fiction over the years, but I do believe Glitter & Mayhem may just be the oddest collection of stories I have ever come across. I'm not talking avant-garde or surreal, as is so often the case with Bizarro fiction, just plain old . . . well, odd. As yo...
coffee & ink
coffee & ink rated it 5 years ago
The stories aren't bad, but the only stand-out entry is Sofia Samatar's "Bess, the Landlord's Daughter, Goes Out for Drinks with the Green Girl," which covers some of the same territory as Helen Oyeyemi's Mr. Fox, but in a whirl of bars and flirtations and dancing and friendships and escapes that co...
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