“LeBron James and the Beat Book”


As these things often go, my new essay on the surprising number of books about LeBron James sat in PopMatters’ que for a long time. This means my discussion of David Foster Wallace now feels sad, weird, and even a little callous (more on his suicide here). It means I wasn’t able to mention the new documentary about LeBron and his high school team.

That said, it also means my essay arrives just in time for the start of the 2008-2009 NBA Season. Read it here.


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