Jonathan Eig

Ali: A Life

The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution

Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Low Gehrig


Jonathan Eig, author of Ali: A Life, has written five books, three of them New York Times best sellers. He was born in Brooklyn and graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. A former staff writer for The Wall Street Journal, Eig has also written for The New York Times, The New Yorker online, and The Washington Post, among other publications. His first book, Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig, won the Casey Award for best baseball book of the year. Ali was named winner of PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sportswriting and the Times Sports Biography of the Year.

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