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Gus Hornsby's Gamble:

Cover reveaL!

OCT. 1-- McFarland Publishing has released the first look at the cover for Gus Hornsby's Gamble, set for release in 2023:

The publisher's art department hit this one out of the park! It's elegant, and it captures the mystery that surrounds Gus Hornsby.


Larry LaTourette's next book, the narrative nonfiction work Gus Hornsby's Gamble, will be released next year by McFarland Publishing. You can follow the progress to publishing here. The next update: we should have the final version of the book cover by this fall.

For more information about the book, please visit the Gus Hornsby's Gamble page.

hornsby bio: title reveaL

JULY 18-- The upcoming biography of Gus Hornsby now has an official title, and McFarland Publishing will soon put the book on its lists of upcoming releases. View the promo video below to see the final title for the book:



JULY 11-- Larry's biography of football pioneer Gus Hornsby has been purchased by:

McFarland Publishing is a leading independent publisher of academic books, covering popular topics in a serious fashion, and manufacturing books to high library standards.

McFarland will publish the biography in 2023-- the exact date is not yet determined. Stay tuned in the next couple of weeks for more info, including the announcement of the final title of the book, coming on July 18.

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, one published in 2005 and another hopefully on its way to bookshelves soon. 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.

Additional bio and press materials coming this fall.


Photo by Tom McGrath


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