5 Books About Soccer for the Start of the Season

5 Books About Soccer for the Start of the Season

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The coronavirus sent many fans and players wondering whether live, professional sports were done for in 2020. However, the soccer/football season has begun again, with the caveat of no fans in the stands. And while fans are waiting to see and experience these games live again, here are some books about soccer that can tide us over.     1.   Among the Thugs by Bill Buford Bill Buford, editor of the literary magazine Granta, explores the society of “football hooliganism,” where super-fans follow their favorite teams, play into the rivalries between teams, and even engage in conflict and violence in the name of the …

Be Inspired By Our Nonfiction Biography Picks!

Be Inspired By Our Nonfiction Biography Picks!

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Each week, Bookstr scans bestseller lists across the Internet to learn what people are reading, buying, gifting, and talking about most — just so we can ensure consistent, high quality recommendations. This week’s nonfiction picks are new biographies for you to dig into and be inspired! Dig in and enjoy!   5. ‘The Ride of a Lifetime’ by Bob Iger    image via amazon   The Ride of a Lifetime by Bob Iger is a biography by the CEO of Disney, offering tips and life advice from Iger’s fifteen years of service to the company. When Bob Iger became CEO, the Disney …

Aaron Rodgers of Green Bay Packers Makes a Cameo in Latest ‘Game of Thrones’ Episode

Aaron Rodgers of Green Bay Packers Makes a Cameo in Latest ‘Game of Thrones’ Episode

Another sports star makes a cameo in Game of Thrones! After Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard cameoed last season as a Lannister guard, the Green Bay Packers have got in on the action this season. According to CNN Aaron Rodgers, the star quarterback of the team made a brief appearance in the penultimate episode of the series. Aaron Rodgers was quoted as saying he was ‘very thankful’ for the opportunity to be on the show, even though his cameo only lasted a few seconds. The quarterback posted a photo of himself in costume on his Instagram, which you can see below. Aaron Rodger’s appearance …