by Tuomas Kyrö
From Books from Finland:
We Are the Champions
Heroes are still in demand, in sports at least. In his new book, author Tuomas Kyrö examines the glorious past and the slightly less glorious present of Finnish sports – as well as the meaning of sports in the contemporary world where it is ‘indispensable for the preservation of nation states’. And he poses a knotty question: what is the difference, in the end, between sports and arts? Are they merely two forms of entertainment?
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Also by Tuomas Kyrö: Taking Offense (Mielensä pahoittaja)