Among The Thugs
What sort of man spends his Saturday afternoons with people named Bonehead, Paraffin Pete and Steamin' Sammy? Bill Buford's acclaimed Among the Thugs is a book about the experience, and the attractions, of crowd violence.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lexmccall - LibraryThing
This is crowd practice as opposed to crowd theory. I read Buford's Heat long before I read this, and the funny thing is that his tone works so well for both subjects. He's curious, bemused, and ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - HenryKrinkle - LibraryThing
Bill Buford, editor of the English literary magazine, Granta, took a leave of absence to spend a year with soccer hooligans. These aimless thugs are the filter Buford uses to examine British society ... Read full review