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Soccer, Life And Literature At The 'Word' Cup

"Many people asked us along the way what soccer has got to do with literature. The connection seemed bizarre to them, but for us the connection is natural -- the creativity and the passion, the excitement and the pain, the rage and the fame: soccer is life, literature is about life." Writer Assaf Gavron, who organized an Israeli team that takes part in the Writers' League, a loose body of international soccer-playing scribes.

 

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