get ready for this weekend's game, folks are geared up for a special playoff edition of Purple Friday, with colorful sweatshirts, caps, shirts, sweaters, etc. For the bookish, here are some favorite purple titles, to get in the m
ood for the game.
Harold and the Purple Crayon." Crockett Johnson's marvelous children's book describes the adventures of a boy who draws his own adventures with a magical crayon.
-- "The Purple Decades-A Reader." The sampler of new journalism by
Tom Wolfe, one of my favorite authors, includes pieces such as "Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers" and excerpts from "The Right Stuff."
"Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading" by Nina Sankovitch. For solace after the death of her sister, the author gains comfort through the works of