Third arena debate set 2.11.14

PRESS RELEASE The third town hall-style Sacramento arena debate between R.E. Graswich and John Hyde will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, from 7 to 8 p.m., at Belle Cooledge library. Former Sacramento County Sheriff John McGinness will moderate the event, sponsored by Inside Publications. Organizers are expecting a lively debate at the South…



Happy Holidays from Vagrant Kings!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from “Vagrant Kings.” The narrative nonfiction best-seller has spread the story of David Stern and the NBA Kings from Sacramento to Oxford, England and Honolulu, and ports in between. Our thanks to everyone who enjoyed the book in 2013, and to readers who plan to discover “Vagrant Kings” in…




Arena arguments laid bare

By R.E. Graswich As we near the 7 p.m. start time for Thursday’s arena Town Hall forum and debate at the North Natomas Library, moderated by former Sacramento City Councilmember Lauren Hammond, a couple of trends have emerged. John Hyde and I get along pretty well, personally. And we have some serious differences of opinion on critical issues…




‘Vagrant Kings’ author in arena debates

Subject: Press Release – Schedule Modified for Sacramento Arena Debates FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: John Hyde, Bullet Marketing (530) 400-4005 / jhyde@bullet-marketing.com R.E. Graswich (916) 225-9284 / reg@graswich.com SCHEDULING MODIFIED FOR SACRAMENTO ARENA DEBATES Two Town-Hall Meetings Postponed, Pending Qualification of Initiative SACRAMENTO, December 3, 2013 – Two of the first three Sacramento Arena Town Hall Debates scheduled for…




‘Vagrant Kings’ holiday special

NBA fans can save 24 percent on the new paperback edition of “Vagrant Kings” this holiday season by ordering now on Amazon. Request brand-new autographed copy for delivery before Christmas. http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0989820939/ref=tmm_pap_new_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=new&sr=8-1&qid=1386013422



‘Vagrant Kings’ dissected

A new interview with “Vagrant Kings” author R.E. Graswich has been produced by the Sacramento Public Library. In the interview, Graswich discusses events that led to the book and the decision to partner with the library’s I Street Press to publish an inside look at the NBA Kings. The interview, with library public information coordinator…




5 readers to win free ‘Vagrant Kings’

Five lucky readers will receive free copies of “Vagrant Kings” in time for Christmas. Enter by logging into the Goodreads giveaway site shown here: https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/71638-vagrant-kings  




‘Vagrant Kings’ gets physical

“Vagrant Kings” is now in paperback. The best-selling e-book that brings readers behind the scenes as NBA Commissioner David Stern works to find a home for the Sacramento Kings has been released in partnership with the Sacramento Public Library’s I Street Press. Author R.E. Graswich is donating a percentage of paperback proceeds to the library’s…




‘Vagrant Kings’ rolls of press

First, the e-book shook up the NBA. Now comes the physical edition of the unprecedented inside story of David Stern and the Sacramento Kings. “Vagrant Kings: David Stern, Kevin Johnson and the NBA’s Orphan Team,” which shot to the top of Amazon’s “hot new release” sports hoops list when  published as an e-book in September,…




Sam Amick reviews ‘Vagrant Kings’

From USA Today pro basketball beat writer Sam Amick: “Talk about a compelling story that is told by the most unique of authors: R.E. Graswich was not only a longtime Sacramento Bee Kings beat writer and columnist but was chief writer and key policy liaison to Sacramento mayor and former NBA star Kevin Johnson from 2009 to…