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Adnan Virk is a Canadian sportscaster for DAZN, who previously worked for ESPN. He also produces and hosts the weekly podcast Cinephile with Adnan Virk show covering cinema news and interviews with entertainment celebrities, as well as co-hosts the football podcast The GM Shuffle with former NFL executive Michael Lombardi.
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The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero
David Maraniss - 2007-04-03
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On New Year's Eve 1972, following eighteen magnificent seasons in the major leagues, Roberto Clemente died a hero's death, killed in a plane crash as he attempted to deliver food and medical supplies to Nicaragua after a devastating earthquake. David Maraniss now brings the great baseball player brilliantly back to life in "Clemente: The Passion an...
Adnan Virk
One of the best books I’ve ever read is Clemente: the Passion and Grace of Baseball’s Last Hero @davidmaraniss is an absolute legend      source
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The Mental ABCs of Pitching
A Handbook for Performance Enhancement
H. A. Dorfman - 2017-03-01 (first published in 2000)
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Author H.A. Dorfman brings his years of expertise as instructor/counselor with the A's, Marlins, and Devil Rays to provide an easy-to-use, A-to-Z handbook which will give insight and instruction on how to pitch to peak performance at every level of the game. Perfect for pitchers who need that extra edge or hitters who want to better understand the ...
Adnan Virk
Legendary book for pitchers! The Mental ABC’s of Pitching ⁦@AlLeiter22⁩ ⁦@IntentionalTalk⁩ ⁦@MLBNetwork⁩      source
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The Irishman
The Making of the Movie
Tom Shone - 2019-12-01
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Martin Scorsese has long been revered as one of our greatest living directors; his career spans more than 50 years and includes some of the most celebrated American gangster films—from Mean Streets to Casino and, of course, Goodfellas. His latest foray into the genre is The Irishman, a majestic epic that covers bold, new ground. Starring Robert De ...
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Incredible 227 page gigantic book with everything you need to know about the best picture of the year ⁦@TheIrishmanFilm⁩ Another great gift in the mail ⁦@karlravechespn⁩ #BFCA ⁦@CinephilePod⁩      source
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A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches
Tyler Kepner - 2019-04-02
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From the New York Times baseball columnist, an enchanting, enthralling history of the national pastime as told through the craft of pitching, based on years of archival research and interviews with more than three hundred people from Hall of Famers to the stars of today The baseball is an amazing plaything. We can grip it and hold it so many differ...
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“K: A history of baseball in 10 pitches” is a fascinating, absorbing book by ⁦@TylerKepner⁩ The artistry of the curve, the funkiness of the knuckler, the deceit of the’s even got Dennis Eckersley convincing the author he could throw a serious splitter!      source
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Motherless Brooklyn
Jonathan Lethem - 2000-10-24 (first published in 1999)
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Lionel Essrog is Brooklyns very own self-appointed Human Freakshow, an orphan whose Tourettic impulses drive him to bark, count, and rip apart our language in the most startling and original ways. Together with three veterans of the St. Vincents Home for Boys, he works for small-time mobster Frank Minnas limo service cum detective agency. Life with...
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@MzCSmith A great time Claire! Loved the book. Heard mixed reviews on the film although @TheAndyKatz also a fan      source
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Best. Movie. Year. Ever.
How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen
Brian Raftery - 2020-03-31 (first published in 2019)
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From a veteran culture writer and modern movie expert, a celebration and analysis of the movies of 1999a terrifically fun snapshot of American film culture on the brink of the Millennium.An absolute must for any movie-lover or pop-culture nut (Gillian Flynn).In 1999, Hollywood as we know it exploded: Fight Club. The Matrix. Office Space. Election. ...
Adnan Virk
Tremendous book with fantastic anecdotes. Chatting with @BrianRaftery 9-10 on @CinephilePod      source
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The Art of Fielding
A Novel
Chad Harbach - 2012-05-01 (first published in 2011)
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At Westish College, a small school on the shore of Lake Michigan, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big league stardom. But when a routine throw goes disastrously off course, the fates of five people are upended.Henrys fight against self-doubt threatens to ruin his future. College president Guert Affenlight, a longtime bachelor, h...
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Excellent book      source
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The Kind Worth Killing
A Novel
Peter Swanson - 2016-10-04
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A devious tale of psychological suspense involving sex, deception, and an accidental encounter that leads to murder. Fans of Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train will love this modern reimagining of Patricia Highsmith’s classic Strangers on a Train from the author of the acclaimed The Girl with a Clock for a Heart—which the Washington Post said “sh...
Adnan Virk
Can't recommend this riveting book enough. The Gone Girl of 2015; intricately plotted and truly diabolical      source