Sebastian Abbot worked for the Associated Press in Cairo and Islamabad, where he was bureau chief. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Princeton University and a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He lives in New York.
Longlisted — PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing, 2019
Books by Sebastian Abbot
Hardback, 2019The gripping story of a group of boys discovered in what may be the largest talent search in sports history.
E Book, 2018“An exhilarating, at times heartbreaking, and ultimately unforgettable journey that lays bare the true human stakes of the world’s most popular game.”—Warren St. John, best-selling author of ...