Baseball is back! Years ago, W.P. Kinsella wrote a short story about baseball called “Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to Iowa.” The Essential WP KinsellaIt became a novel called Shoeless JoeFinally, it turned into a movie called “Field of Dreams.” The original story, and many more, are collected in The Essential W.P. Kinsella.

In a 10-minute conversation with The Bookmonger, Kinsella says what he thinks of “Field of Dreams” (he likes it). He also shares his opinion of hockey (he doesn’t like it). Finally, he names his favorite baseball team (you’ll just have to listen).

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  1. Rodin Member
    Rodin
    @Rodin

    Very interesting. This is the first Episode I have listened to, but it won’t be the last. Thank you John Miller!

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  2. Owen Brennan Inactive
    Owen Brennan
    @OwenBrennan

    Don’t miss some great previous interviews as well. A couple weeks ago, for Episode 13th, John had a great conversation with Andrew Klavan about his latest novel, Werewolf Cop. 

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  3. user_477123 Inactive
    user_477123
    @Wolverine

    I absolutely loved his book The Iowa Baseball Confederacy. At the time that I read it I was working in a seedy section of Manhatten and just loved the images of open fields, sunshine and baseball. He is a terrific story teller. Also loved the Field of Dreams movie. One of my favorite.

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