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VIRTUAL AUTHOR EVENT // Lowell Cohn - Gloves Off

Due to the State of Califorina Shelter-In-Place order regarding protective measures for COVID-19, this will not be a VIRTUAL event.

Join Napa Bookmine in partnership with the Napa Library and St. Helena Library for a special virtual event with author Lowell Cohn and his forthcoming novel GLOVES OFF on Thursday, May 28th at 7:00PM.

This is a VIRTUAL event. You must RSVP to attend. Email to RSVP and receive the meeting link and password.

This is a free event. A donation of $5 is suggested to help us cover costs. Click here to donate.

You can also help us cover costs by ordering Lowell's book in advance. Purchase the book here.


Lowell Cohn’s tell-all book takes you into the rarified world of sports that you can’t see from the confines of your newspaper. From wild locker room conflicts to bizarre player interviews to heartfelt conversations with the heroes of the athletic world, former San Francisco Chronicle and Press Democrat columnist Lowell Cohn has seen it all. Four decades inside the press box provide ample fodder for Gloves Off, an unparalleled collection of anecdotes and interactions that reveal Cohn’s insider perspective and unvarnished opinions on some of the sports world’s most well-known personalities, including Bill Walsh, Barry Bonds, Michael Jordan, Sugar Ray Robinson, Steve Young, and many more.


Lowell Cohn is a sports columnist who wrote for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat and San Francisco Chronicle. He has been published in Sports Illustrated and the New York Times, and was Sports Columnist of the Year in the San Francisco Bay Area eight times. Recently retired, he lives in Oakland, California, with his wife.



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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 7:00pm
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Gloves Off: 40 Years of Unfiltered Sports Writing Cover Image
By Lowell Cohn, Brian Murphy (Foreword by), Jim Harbaugh (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9781949480085
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roundtree Press - May 12th, 2020

After forty years inside the press box delivering unique perspectives on the biggest stars, events, and storylines in sports, former San Francisco Chronicle and Press Democrat columnist Lowell Cohn has seen it all.