Jonathan Eig -- Ali: A Life
Bookie's is proud to present an evening with two-time New York Times bestselling author, Jonathan Eig in support of his new book, Ali: A Life.
"Ali: A Life floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee. Stop the fight. It's over. Eig in a knockout. " — Jane Leavy, author of Sandy Koufax and The Last Boy
"Eig tells the life story of the legendary boxer, politcal radical, and hero in all its complexity." — Entertainment Weekly, Fall's Must-Read Books
"An appropriately outsized—and first-rate—biography... Eig does a fine job of covering all the bases ... An exemplary life of an exemplary man who, despite a few missteps, deserves to be remembered long into the future." — Kirkus Reviews
"Eig’s book is a fine read on the great boxer’s life, taking him on as he was and always seeking the truth that hits closest to bone." — Chicago Review of Books
"What makes Eig’s book stand out is its broad scope, its detailed reportage and its lively, cinematic writing." — Minneapolis StarTribune
“Ali is a marvelous biography—deeply reported, illuminating, dripping with detail chapter after chapter—in every way worthy of one of the great figures of 20th century America.” —David Maraniss, author of When Pride Still Mattered