Up for Discussion: Youth sports in the community

The third installment of Vermont Book Shop and Town Hall Theater’s “Up for Discussion” series will feature Middlebury Athletic Director Erin Quinn, Carol Weston, and author and journalist Alex Wolff for “Youth Sports in the Community and Beyond.” This salon-style talk will take place on Tuesday, June 11, from 5:30-7 p.m. at Town Hall Theater. 

Karl Lindholm: Sports Illustrated emphasized the ‘writing’ in ‘sports writing’

The school was abuzz when I arrived. Students crowded around me, their enthusiasm barely contained. I was their English teacher and coach — and on this day in February 1975 their hero and exemplar. 

Alex Wolff nominated for book award in nonfiction

Cornwall author Alexander Wolff’s “Endpapers: A Family Story of Books, War, Escape, and Home” has been named a finalist for the 2021 Vermont Book Awards in the Creative Nonfiction category.

Author Alex Wolff to speak at Sheldon annual meeting

The meeting will feature Alexander Wolff, journalist and historian, author of his recently acclaimed “Endpapers: A Family Story of Books, War, Escape, and Home.”

Wolff tells personal story of immigration in shadow of Nazism

After 36 years as a staff writer for the weekly magazine Sports Illustrated, Alexander Wolff was pretty accustomed to the break-neck pace of journalism. “You’re on this treadmill that just keeps going,” he said during an interview from his home studio in … (read more)

Book review: Endpapers: A family story of books, war, escape, and home — by Alexander Wolff

(Atlantic Monthly Press) “Endpapers,” a historical and literary narrative/memoir, written by Cornwall-based journalist Alexander Wolff, opens with an illustrated family tree and contains a liberally-distributed trove of family and archival photographs, bu … (read more)

Hoop scribes to speak at Middlebury College

MIDDLEBURY — Four of the nation’s most respected basketball observers will gather at Middlebury College on Wednesday evening, Jan. 15, to talk about their favorite sport in an event that is free to the public.  A panel discussion in Room 216 of McCardell … (read more)