It wasn’t all fly fishing for Norman Maclean.
Norman Maclean gets a billiards lesson from Albert Abraham Michelson, America’s first Nobel Prize-winning scientist. Maclean used to watch Michelson play billiards in the University of Chicago’s Quadrangle Club in 1928, Maclean’s first year on the faculty.
LINK (via: Lapham’s Quarterly)
Maclean occasionally said Billards is a Good Game was one of the best things he’d written.