New Cubs Book Tells Tale Of A Curse Reversed

Rich Cohen, contributing editor at Rolling Stone and Vanity fair, author of “Sweet And Low,” “The Fish That Ate The Whale,” “Tough Jews,” “The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones,” and others. His new book is “The Chicago Cubs: Story of a Curse.“
Rich Cohen, contributing editor at Rolling Stone and Vanity fair, author of "Sweet And Low," "The Fish That Ate The Whale," "Tough Jews," "The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones," and others. His new book is "The Chicago Cubs: Story of a Curse." Jason Marck/WBEZ
Rich Cohen, contributing editor at Rolling Stone and Vanity fair, author of “Sweet And Low,” “The Fish That Ate The Whale,” “Tough Jews,” “The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones,” and others. His new book is “The Chicago Cubs: Story of a Curse.“
Rich Cohen, contributing editor at Rolling Stone and Vanity fair, author of "Sweet And Low," "The Fish That Ate The Whale," "Tough Jews," "The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones," and others. His new book is "The Chicago Cubs: Story of a Curse." Jason Marck/WBEZ

New Cubs Book Tells Tale Of A Curse Reversed

We’ve all heard about the billy goat, and the black cat, and any number of other reasons why it took the Chicago Cubs 108 years to win a World Series. But could it have been something more? Could it have been something in the very DNA of the team?

Author Rich Cohen introduces us to some of the team’s most colorful players and moments as he digs for the reasons why things were so tough for so long, and why the fans stuck with them no matter how bad it got.