Bishop Brian Cole will host author Andrew Maraniss in a two session discussion on Strong Inside and Singled Out on Monday April 19 and 26 at 7:00 pm. Strong Inside will be featured in the discussion on the 19th and Singled Out will be featured on the 26th. You can register below.
About the Author
Andrew Maraniss is a New York Times-bestselling author of narrative nonfiction. His first book, Strong Inside, was the recipient of the 2015 Lillian Smith Book Award and the lone Special Recognition honor at the 2015 RFK Book Awards. The Young Reader edition was named one of the Top 10 Biographies and Top 10 Sports Books of 2017 by the American Library Association and was selected as a Notable Social Studies Book for 2019 by the National Council for the Social Studies.
His latest book, Singled Out, is a biography of Glenn Burke, the first openly gay Major League Baseball player.
Andrew is a Visiting Author at Vanderbilt University Athletics and a contributor to ESPN’s TheUndefeated.com. He has appeared on several national media programs, including NPR’s All Things Considered and Only A Game, NBC’s Meet The Press, MSNBC’s Morning Joe, ESPN’s Keith Olbermann Show, ESPN Radio’s The Sporting Life, and the SEC Network’s Paul Finebaum Show. The son of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author David Maraniss and trailblazing environmentalist Linda Maraniss, Andrew was born in Madison, Wis., grew up in Washington, D.C. and Austin, Texas and now lives in Brentwood, Tenn., with his wife Alison, and their two young children.
Purchase the Books
Note: There is another paperback version that is adapted for young readers available here.