nicholas dawidoff

Since Belichick is football’s most suspicious mind, it would seem that his character-destructive flaw is that he is so driven he validates his own suspicions. Every football coach wants to win. Belichick’s darkness, it would also seem, is that he wants to win too much.
—  Nicholas Dawidoff on Bill Belichick, the Patriots, and the Big Seep.

It’s a big week for nonfiction paperbacks. Here’s what’s out: