Steve Almond

Steve Almond

Steve Almond’s new book, “Bad Stories: Toward a Unified Theory of How It All Came Apart,” will be published in March 2018.

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the essential mindset of fandom, which instinctively privileges competition over cooperation, aggression over empathy, and tribal allegiance over communalism. Views
Monday, October 02, 2017
Donald Trump’s Sporting Spirit
There is no doubt that our president’s latest beef, against pro football players who protest during the national anthem, arises from his addiction to conflict and his keen instinct for race-baiting. But as the feud lit up Twitter and cable news, I kept thinking about George Orwell’s 1945 essay “The...
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