Quarterfinals of the 2019 Tournament of Books
The Rooster is alive! It's the quarterfinals in the 2019 Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes.
Jay Wexler is the author of Holy Hullabaloos: A Road Trip to the Battlegrounds of the Church State Wars, a book about the first amendment that Publishers Weekly’s starred review called laugh-out-loud funny. He teaches law at Boston University, and his blog is here.
Next month, one book will be crowned America’s funniest. Reviewing this year’s candidates for the Thurber Prize for American Humor, and tiptoeing through the doo-doo.