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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