Daniel James Brown has delighted standing-room-only audiences across the country with his tour for the paperback edition of The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics (Penguin),  #2 on The New York Times paperback nonfiction bestseller list for 2 weeks running. In California, he posed with four women from the San Diego Rowing Club Women’s Varsity Quad, on their way to the national championships. Read an excerpt from The Boys in the Boat