Jonathan Eig
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Jonathan Eig

Jonathan Eig is the New York Times best-selling author of five books, including his most recent, "Ali: A Life." His other books are "Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig;" "Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season;" "Get Capone;" and, most recently, "The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution." He is currently working on a biography of Martin Luther King Jr.
Ken Burns calls Jonathan Eig "a master storyteller." Eig's books have been listed among the best books of the year by The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Sports Illustrated, and Slate.com.
Eig is a former senior writer for The Wall Street Journal. He lives in Chicago with his wife and children. For more information, go to wwww.jonathaneig.com.

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    • Ali

    • A Life
    • By: Jonathan Eig
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 22 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 190

    Jonathan Eig's Ali breaks bold new ground, revealing Ali in the complexity he deserves, shedding important new light on his politics and his neurological condition....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Left me Conflicted

    • By DPM on 10-26-17

    Regular price: $41.99

    • The Birth of the Pill

    • How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution
    • By: Jonathan Eig
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 199
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181

    The fascinating story of one of the most important scientific discoveries of the twentieth century....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Important history but repetitive themes

    • By Mona on 03-06-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Luckiest Man

    • The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig
    • By: Jonathan Eig, Jonathan Eig (introduction and notes)
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    Lou Gehrig was the Iron Horse, baseball's strongest and most determined superstar, struck down in his prime by a disease that now bears his name....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow! What an amazing story!

    • By M on 08-13-14

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Opening Day

    • The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season
    • By: Jonathan Eig
    • Narrated by: Richard Allen
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    April 15, 1947, marked the most important opening day in baseball history....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, not so great reading

    • By Joe on 08-30-07

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Get Capone

    • The Secret Plot That Captured America's Most Wanted Gangster
    • By: Jonathan Eig
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 17 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 160
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 72

    Acclaimed journalist and bestselling author Jonathan Eig blows the lid off the Al Capone story....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Get this book

    • By Jonathan on 05-13-10
    • The Secret Plot That Captured America's Most Wanted Gangster
    • By: Jonathan Eig
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 17 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 04-30-10
    • 4 out of 5 stars 160 ratings

    Regular price: $25.19

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