Andrew Maraniss is known for his sport biographies of athletes who push the envelope and serve as beacons of inspiration. Andrew has written biographies on Perry Wallace, Glenn Burke, and the first US Women’s Olympic basketball team. In this episode, Meg and Dr. G gained insight into the history of these revolutionaries and what it takes to stand against the status quo and be a leader in the face of adversity. Additionally Andrew provides advice for young writers and athletes as well as a hint to what he’s working on now!
Buy Andrew's books at the links below:
Singled Out: The True Story of Glenn Burke
Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South
Inaugural Ballers: The True Story of the First US Women's Olympic Basketball Team
Games of Deception: The True Story of the First U.S. Olympic Basketball Team at the 1936 Olympics in Hitler's Germany
Strong Inside (Young Readers Edition): The True Story of How Perry Wallace Broke College Basketball's Color Line