Fly Fishing People: Mark Kurlansky

April 12, 2010 By: Marshall Cutchin

Acclaimed non-fiction writer Mark Kurlansky weigh in on “Avatar,” Moby Dick, Jimi Hendrix, and fly fishing for rainbows on the Big Wood in an interview by PopMatters. His newest book, Eastern Start, on Dominican baseball, will be released on April 15th: “It’s the story of the Dominican town of San Pedro de Macorís, which has produced 79 major league baseball players. How has this one town produced so much baseball talent and what does it tell us about both baseball and Dominican life?”