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Feb. 1, 2024-- Thank you to everyone who joined Larry on the evening of January 31 at the Lake Villa, Illinois, District Library for a discussion about his book Gus Hornsby's Gamble, the birth of American football in the Midwest, and the connections between Hornsby's football team and the "first-wave" American feminist movement of the nineteenth century. 

This was the first in a limited series of events geared to discuss the people and landmark moments described in Gus Hornsby's Gamble. The next event will be in mid-April.

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Hornsby a Chicago

Public Library

Staff Pick

Oct. 15, 2023-- Gus Hornsby's Gamble has been named a Chicago Public Library Staff Pick for October 2023's Recent Chicago Books!


about  larry

For over twenty years, while crafting marketing insights professionally, Larry has been writing as a hobby. As the Next Roaring '20s began, he took steps to turn his hobby into his new, additional profession.

Larry holds a Master of Arts degree in social anthropology from Northwestern and works as a marketing analytics expert. He has written two nonfiction books, including Gus Hornsby's Gamble. The final draft of his first book-length work of fiction is now complete. 


Larry lives in Illinois with his wife, two children, and two poorly-trained but well-meaning dogs.

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Larry is on Bluesky

Larry is replacing his personal account on Twitter with a new account on Bluesky! You can find (and follow) his account here:

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As of December 2023, Bluesky still requires an invitation to join. If you need an invitation, feel free to contact Larry using the form at the bottom of the page. If he has any remaining invitation codes, he'll be glad to share with you.

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