E. Lynn Harris told closeted sports stories

Jim and I were both out of town when author E. Lynn Harris passed away a couple weeks ago, so I wanted to circle back and make sure we recognized him here. He was on tour for his new book, "Basketball Jones", when he collapsed of a heart attack in Beverly Hills at age 54. He had become a best-selling author for unveiling the "down-low" culture that many black men are a part of. His latest book, as you might have guessed, is about an NBA star's sexuality, among other things. His work was truly ahead of its time and his writing will be missed by many.

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