It's the books and judges for the 2019 ToB!
How about a Rooster in your stocking? Announcing the shortlist, judges, and zombie poll for the 2019 Tournament of Books.
Christine Grimaldi, a former congressional reporter, has published essays and journalism in Washingtonian, the Atlantic Cities, and Talking Writing magazine. She lives and writes in Washington, DC.
The instinct to applaud boot-strapping and the comeback kid is as American as apple pie. So why does schadenfreude make us feel so good?