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Thank you, Mary Wisniewski and NEW CITY, for the kind write-up ...

Just when you think Jonathan Eig can't possibly top his last biography, he does it again. The man who brought us definitive, highly acclaimed books about Lou Gehrig, Jackie Robinson, Al Capone, the birth control pill and Muhammad Ali, is coming out this spring with the first major new biography in forty years of Martin Luther King, Jr. Eig approaches his subjects with empathy, a child's nonjudgmental curiosity, and the son-of-an-accountant's meticulous attention to detail. He can also write—his histories read like novels. And he's such a nice guy, you can't even get jealous.


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