Richard Grossinger’s book, The New York Mets: Ethnography, Myth, and Subtext, is unlike any I’ve read. It’s not one you can curl up with in your favorite armchair for a leisurely escape from life’s travails. You have to work your way through it. Not that Grossinger couldn’t write a leisurely book. It’s just that, in this case, he chose not to.
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