Bryan Gruley

Bryan Gruley is reporter at large for Bloomberg News and the former Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago bureau chief of The Wall Street Journal. He has won the Anthony, Barry, and Strand Awards and was nominated for an Edgar Award for best first novel. He lives with his wife in Chicago. Visit BryanGruley.com.

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Bryan Gruley
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Ice hockey.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. My mother's pot roast.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Here.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Apostrophes used to signify plurals.

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January 08, 2009

 

Life is good when you can skate into the beer tent.

The tent sits on a frozen lake ringed by snow-covered pines in the tiny town of Plaster Rock in New Brunswick, Canada. Each February, a dozen of us travel hundreds of miles there to skate in the World Pond Hockey Championship.

I’ve been playing hockey for more than forty years, since my dad taught me to skate on the outdoor rink at RougePark in see more

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