Tennis, anyone?

bbblogo_400x400A book co-authored by retired Boston College faculty member Alan Lawson was honored by the Bookbuilders of Boston at their annual New England Book Show. Longwood Covered Courts and the Rise of American Tennis, co-written by Lawson and Mark Williams of Boston University, was named best book in the category of reference books. Their book describes how the modern game of tennis was developed in the Boston area and inspired the building of the Longwood Covered Courts in 1913, the first indoor tennis club in America.

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