We’re celebrating U.S. Thanksgiving with an all-author edition of our Lightning Round series. Enjoy some hot takes from Stephen Wenn and Robert Barney, David Davis and Andrew Maraniss.

Stephen and Robert‘s book The Gold in the Rings: The People and Events that Transformed the Olympic Games is published by University of Illinois Press.

Learn more about David Davis‘ books, including his latest: Wheels of Courage: How Paralyzed Veterans from WWII Invented Wheelchair Sports, Fought for Disability Rights, and Inspired a Nation, at his website. You can also follow him on Twitter.

Andrew Maraniss wrote one of our Book Club books this year: Games of Deception: The True Story of the First U.S. Olympic Basketball Team at the 1936 Olympics in Hitler’s Germany. Learn more about Andrew at his website, and follow him on Twitter.

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