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The Utility of Boredom: Baseball Essays

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Literary Nonfiction. Essays. A collection of essays for ardent seamheads and casual baseball fans alike, THE UTILITY OF BOREDOM is a book about finding respite and comfort in the order, traditions, and rituals of baseball. From learning about America through ball-diamond visits to the most famous triple play that never happened on Canadian soil, Forbes invites us to witness the adult conversing with the O-Pee-Chee baseball cards of his youth. Tender, insightful, and with the slow heartbreak familiar to anyone who's cheered ...

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