Olympic shorts: US track stars get writers' block

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The Independent Online

US track athletes led by sprinter Lauryn Williams are running a book club that is tackling 'The History of Love' by Nicole Krauss, which was shortlisted for the 2006 Orange Prize.

Their choice of material may be inspired, but suggested names for the club including 'The Book Club Bookies' and 'The Paperback Club' are less so.