Zen and the Art of Failing at the Tour de France

August 5, 2015 | 1 book mentioned

What if the Tour de France nearly ground to a halt due to fiction? Imagine the best bikers in the world reading themselves into injury. At The Morning News, our own Matt Seidel imagines the chaos, making clear what happens when professional athletes meet page-turners. You could also read Matt’s essay on Tim Krabbé’s book The Rider.

is a staff writer for The Millions. He lives in New York.

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