2 Football Reads Worth Your Time
With the NFL playoffs right around the corner, football is on the brain. Here are two of our favorites, in large part because of their ability to go beyond the game. Both are best suited for teens to adults. If you're looking for something for a slighter younger reader, check out this page.
"The Perfect Pass: American Genius and the Reinvention of Football" by S.C. Gwynne: This book explores the history and evolution of the modern passing game in football, and the key figures who played a role in its development.
"Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream" by H.G. Bissinger: This classic book chronicles the 1988 season of the Permian High School Panthers football team in Odessa, Texas, and the cultural and social impact of football in small-town America.
Want More Football?
For a massive list of football books, check out this incredible spreadsheet by Chris Wesseling here.
John Willkom is the author of Amazon best-selling basketball books: Walk-On Warrior and No Fear In The Arena. John is an avid reader, sports fan, and father to two incredible little girls.
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