Jonathan Eig

Longlist, 2023 National Book Awards

Jonathan Eig is a former senior writer for The Wall Street Journal. He is the New York Times-bestselling author of several books, including Ali: A Life, Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig, and Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson’s First Season.
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King: A Life

ISBN 9780374279295 Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Macmillan Publishers

The first full biography in decades, King mixes revelatory and exhaustive new research with brisk and accessible storytelling to forge the definitive life for our times. More about this book >

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Jonathan Eig

Jonathan Eig is a former senior writer for The Wall Street Journal. He is the New York Times-bestselling author of several books, including Ali: A Life, Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig, and Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson’s First Season. He lives in Chicago.

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