Welcome to the seventh episode of the Reading and Writing podcast featuring an interview with Warren St. John, New York Times reporter and author of the new book Outcasts United. You can download the podcast here, or subscribe via iTunes.
“If you only read one book over the next few months, it should be Outcasts United.”
—Bill Littlefield, NPR
“Not merely about soccer, St. John’s book teaches readers about the social and economic difficulties of adapting to a new culture and the challenges facing a town with a new and disparate population…This wonderful, poignant book is highly recommended…”
—Library Journal, starred review
A “richly detailed, uplifting account of a young Jordanian immigrant who created a soccer program in Georgia for young refugees from war-torn nations . . . educational and enriching.”
— Kirkus Reviews