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Michael Weinreb's previous book Game of Kings won the Quill Award and was named one of the best books of the year by Amazon.com. He has been a regular contributor to The New York Times, Newsday, and ESPN.com, as his work has been anthologized in The Best American Sports Writing collection. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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In this thrilling, vigorously reported, deeply empathic book, Michael Weinreb . . . brings to vivid life a contemporary chess world suffused with its own updated version of nerd machismo.
"The New York Times Book Review"
Fascinating. . . . ["Game of Kings"] does for high school chess what Buzz Bissingers 1991 bestseller, "Friday Night Lights," did for high school football.
"USA Today"
Writing with the deft, propulsive style of a young Frank Deford, Michael Weinreb has captured both the intellectual insanityand the curious normalcyof what its like to be a teenaged super-genius. ["Game of Kings"] is the "Friday Night Lights" of high school chess.
Chuck Klosterman, author of "Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs" and "Chuck Klosterman IV"
aIn this thrilling, vigorously reported, deeply empathic book, Michael Weinreb . . . brings to vivid life a contemporary chess world suffused with its own updated version of nerd machismo.a
a"The New York Times Book Review"
aFascinating. . . . ["Game of Kings"] does for high school chess what Buzz Bissingeras 1991 bestseller, "Friday Night Lights," did for high school football.a
a"USA Today"
aWriting with the deft, propulsive style of a young Frank Deford, Michael Weinreb has captured both the intellectual insanityaand the curious normalcyaof what itas like to be a teenaged super-genius. ["Game of Kings"] is the "Friday Night Lights" of high school chess.a
aChuck Klosterman, author of "Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs" and "Chuck Klosterman IV"
?In this thrilling, vigorously reported, deeply empathic book, Michael Weinreb . . . brings to vivid life a contemporary chess world suffused with its own updated version of nerd machismo.?
?"The New York Times Book Review"

?Fascinating. . . . ["Game of Kings"] does for high school chess what Buzz Bissinger's 1991 bestseller, "Friday Night Lights", did for high school football.?
?"USA Today"

?Writing with the deft, propulsive style of a young Frank Deford, Michael Weinreb has captured both the intellectual insanity?and the curious normalcy?of what it's like to be a teenaged super-genius. ["Game of Kings"] is the "Friday Night Lights" of high school chess.?
?Chuck Klosterman, author of "Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs" and "Chuck Klosterman IV"

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