And Then the Vulture Eats You
"It won't matter whether or not you've attempted an ultra, or whether or not you even dream of one. If you enjoy running and reading, you'll want this book."David Meyers, Running Journal
The best writers in the sport of running describe the last frontier of long-distance events: races longer than a marathon.
James Shapiro begins by relating with heart-rending detail his expe...more
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Like my dad, I enjoy reading running-related books during my training, to keep my enthusiasm up. As it turned out, this book was especially important for me because I had it with me on a business trip to Boston where, on my very first day running, something ...more
It helps that the essays are all funny, well-written and most (not all) could be appreciated by runners and non-runners alike.
As a runner, I definitely appreciate the fact that the runner-writers in this collection all have serious qualifications: Olympians, record holders, ...more
Still, a very enjoyable read about some amazing accomplishments.