Carl Crawford to Open Antiquarian Bookshop

December 15, 2010 | 3

Now that he’s signed a $142 million contract with the Boston Red Sox, outfielder Carl Crawford has turned his attention to pursuing his decades-long dream of running an antiquarian bookstore. (context)

is a staff writer for The Millions. Her most recent novel, Station Eleven, was a 2014 National Book Awards finalist. She is married and lives in Brooklyn.


  1. I sincerely hope, Emily, that you realize this piece is a joke, a bit of satire. I took the time to write in to say this because your post reveals not even the tiniest, most infinitesimal hint that you are aware of the fact that this is not real.

    But then, I can’t see the loopy grin behind your computer screen as you type…

  2. Richard, you might check the second link, the one which says “context” which discusses the whole meta-backstory and surrounding hubbub about this indeed being a joke.

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