Obituary: W.P. Kinsella

Canadian author W.P. Kinsella (b.1935) died on September 16. While Kinsella’s name is synonymous with baseball fiction, many of his stories and novels, including The Iowa Baseball Confederacy, “The Last Pennant Before Armageddon,” “Fred Noonan Flying Services,” and Shoeless Joe, which formed the basis for Field of Dreams, contained fantastic elements.