Thanks to Time Out New York for listing Speak Easy among Top Things to Do!

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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Podcast of Chad Harbach & Friends at Speak Easy & Congrats: THE ART OF FIELDING is among NY Times' 10 Best Books of 2011

To listen to my conversation with The Art of Fielding author Chad Harbach, his literary agent Chris Parris-Lamband my brother Stephen Cannella, baseball editor of Sports Illustrated (recorded at Greenwich Village's Bergino Baseball Clubhouse on November 3, 2011), click HERE for Part 1 (the main podcastand HERE for Part 2 (audience Q&A). Enjoy! 

And...another well-deserved congrats to Chad: The Art of Fielding is among The New York Times10 Best Books of 2011!

Thursday, November 10, 2011

THE ART OF FIELDING named Amazon's #1 Pick of the Year!

Congrats to last week's Speak Easy guest Chad Harbach and his publisher Little, Brown! His debut novel THE ART OF FIELDING was just announced as's #1 pick of the year. In their words: "Chad Harbach's warmhearted and moving debut novel explores the boundaries of ambition, courage, and love through America's favorite pastime.The Art of Fielding (Kindle Bookprint edition) tops our list of the best Literature & Fiction books of 2011 (as well as being our top debut of the year)." If you're looking for a holiday gift idea for any lover of literature, you've found it. 

Monday, November 7, 2011

Photos from Speak Easy Series: Chad Harbach & Friends on THE ART OF FIELDING

Chad Harbach, Cara CannellaSpeak Easy SeriesChad HarbachChris Parris-Lamb, Chad Harbach, Cara Cannella
Jay Bergino, Chris Parris-Lamb, Chad HarbachChris Parris-LambStephen Cannella, Chad Harbach, Cara CannellaPodcastJay Goldberg, owner of Bergino Baseball ClubhouseJay Goldberg, Cara Cannella
GalleryChad Harbach, Sarah Huckdelete
Steve Cannella, Meg Cannella Robustelli, Cara Cannella, John A. Walsh, Mary CannellaChad's signingChad's signing
Speak Easy Series: Chad Harbach and Friends on THE ART OF FIELDING, a set on Flickr.

Thanks, Bruno Navarro, as always, for the photos, and thanks to Patrick J. Sauer and Matt Wasowski for recommending that I hold the event at Bergino Baseball Clubhouse, which turned out to be a totally ideal venue. Thanks to Jay Goldberg for hosting us in his beautiful space; to Chad Harbach, Chris Parris-Lamb, and my brother Stephen Cannella for making the insightful and funny conversation what it was (podcast coming soon); to everyone for coming and supporting Speak Easy Series; and to Harpoon Brewery for donating beer. What an unforgettable night. See you next time!