I had a great time on Tuesday in Frostburg, Md., talking mostly about Summer of '68 but also reading from Curveball and even discussing Steve Dalkowski of High Heat fame. The acoustics at the Lyric Theatre, right there on Main Street in Frostburg, were outstanding and the crowd was fantastic. Thanks to Gerry LaFemina Read More
Thanks to all who came out for the SUMMER OF '68 tour. In recent months, I've been to New York, San Francisco, St. Louis, Chicago and Los Angeles, including three separate swings through the great state of Michigan. I was in Ann Arbor last weekend, at the Kerrytown Book Festival, catching a football game Read More
I'm home for a few weeks after successful swing through northern Michigan. I visited some great bookstores -- McLean & Eakin in Petoskey and Brilliant Books in Traverse City. Next stop is Los Angeles and a photo-driven discussion at the Burbank Public Library on Aug. 23. The fun starts at 7 p.m.
I've been on and off the road since March with stops in New York, St. Louis, Chicago, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Detroit and throughout Michigan. This initial phase ended last night with a fun gig at One More Page Books in Arlington, Va., with my friend Paul Dickson, who has a great new bio out about Read More
Last week was a whirlwind as I moderated a discussion with my friend Daniel Silva up in Baltimore. Then it was off to St. Louis, where 80-plus folks turned out to talk about the great 1968 Cardinals team at the main library there. The weekend found me at the Gaithersburg Book Festival with many of Read More
Back home after being on the road for much of the past two weeks. One of my favorite stops, as always, was the Bergino Baseball Clubhouse in New York City. Here's the podcast from my recent Q&A with Jay Goldberg: http://berginobaseballclubhouse.podbean.com/2012/04/21/summer-of-68-with-tim-wendel/ Located in the Cast Iron Building on 11 Read More
Thanks to everybody for showing up at Politics & Prose, the top bookstore in Washington, D.C., last Saturday. It was great to see so many familiar faces and we sold out of books. Photos to go up shortly.
SUMMER OF '68 joins LEFTY, DRIVING MR. YOGI and Paul Dickson's great bio on VEECK, among others, in this week's Sports Illustrated on page 20. It's a funky chart in which SUMMER ranks No. 1 in the Fisticuffs/Riots category.