Home Game by Michael Lewis
An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood

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The New York Times bestseller: “Hilarious. No mushy tribute to the joys of fatherhood, Lewis’ book addresses the good, the bad, and the merely baffling about having kids.”—Boston Globe

When Michael Lewis became a father, he decided to keep a written record of what actually happened immediately after the birth of each of his three children. This book is that record. But it is also something else: maybe the funniest, most unsparing account of ordinary daily household life ever recorded, from the point of view of the man inside. The remarkable thing about this story isn’t that Lewis is so unusual. It’s that he is so typical. The only wonder is that his wife has allowed him to publish it.

About Michael Lewis

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Michael Lewis is the author of Panic!, Liar’s Poker, The New New Thing, Moneyball, The Blind Side, and Home Game, among other works. He lives in Berkeley, California.
Published April 8, 2009 by W. W. Norton & Company. 196 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Parenting & Relationships, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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Lewis also follows the trail explored by Dr. Cosby and others investigators of fatherhood, and he includes a riff on his personal surgery—no more children are expected in the Lewis household.

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Michael Lewis mostly writes about sports, business, and the business of sports, but the theme is always the same: the gap between the rational way to exploit and eliminate market inefficiency and people’s emotional attachment to the old bad ways, which leads them to ignore or actively resent sugg...

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Kicker John Carney missed a 25-yard field-goal attempt, Pittsburgh cornerback Rod Woodson returned a punt 46 yards, punter John Kidd failed to drop a punt inside the opponent's 20-yard line at a key time in the game and a penalty to Steve Hendrickson on a kickoff return pinned the Chargers deep i...

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Working Mums Magazine

He talks about his lack of involvement or avoidance of involvement in his children's lives when he is writing books or, with his third child, when he is busy trying to look after - or pay someone else to look after - his two daughters.

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