Jeff Pearlman

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Today’s Sweet Spot: For love of the (book) game …

I wanted to talk about why I love writing books. And, indeed, I do love my job. The digging. The research. The doggedness.

That said, if you watch the video I’m oddly solumn. Why? Because the release date is almost here—and, as always, I’m super jittery and nervous and excited. Through the course of this project, I came to love Walter Payton—who he was, what he stood for. The good, the bad, the flaws. Everything. And now that we’re nearly here, I want other people—readers—to feel that same passion.

Oy. I need a drink …

  • Greg


  • Anthony

    Jeff – Love the shirt and cannot wait for the book! Nice work man.

  • Murray

    book tour?

  • robert

    I’d like for you to come to Chicago on your book tour. I’d really like to give you my version of a Chiago welcome.

Showtime Book
Love Me, Hate Me Barry Bonds Book
Sweetness Walter Peyton Book
The Bad Guys Won Book
The Rocket that Fell to Earth Book
Boys Will Be Boys Book

Once again, Jeff Pearlman has produced an exhaustively researched, elegantly written book that re-creates one of the most colorful and memorable teams of the modern era. No basketball fan's bookshelf will be complete without it.

— Seth Davis, author of Wooden: A Coach's Life