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MIKE SILVER'S LATEST BOOK HAS ARRIVED!

"STARS IN THE RING: JEWISH CHAMPIONS IN THE GOLDEN AGE OF BOXING: A PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY"
(Lyons Press)


The first fully illustrated encyclopedic compendium of its kind, featuring biographies of some 170 prominent Jewish boxers and much more.
Date of publication: March 4, 2016
Hardcover 366 pages; 255 photos; $29.95


PRAISE FOR STARS IN THE RING: JEWISH CHAMPIONS IN THE GOLDEN AGE OF BOXING:
"Excellent...an elegant piece of bookmaking that is an outstanding specimen of a coffee-table book but also much more than that." --Joseph Epstein, best selling author.


"The quality and expanse of this impressive survey make it an achievement unlikely to be equaled"--Publishers Weekly

"The history, the drama, the reason - Silver has written a definitive study of a fascinating sociological phenomenon." --Haaretz.com

"The stories are rich and deep and take the reader back to a world that no longer exists, in or out of the ring. Silver helps to resurrect fighters whose lives and careers are worthy of your time."--Newsday.com

"Stars in the Ring is a gold mine"--International Jerusalem Post

"Lots of people know boxing, but not many understand it: its spirit, its significance, its storied past and probable future. Mike Silver is one of the few. Anything he writes is essential reading for the true fan.
--David Margolick, author of "Beyond Glory: Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, and a World on the Brink"

Available on Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble.com

Available on Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble.com


"A lot of modern myths are very rightly exploded in this gem of a book."--Mike Casey, Cyberboxingzone.com

"A must read for anyone who wants to understand what happened to boxing."--Robert Mladinich, TheSweetScience.com

"Eye opening...a must read for all fight fans."--Steve Farhood, Showtime boxing analyst

"Thoroughly researched...articulately argued."--Bobby Cassidy Jr., Newsday.com

"Compelling arguments...unmistakable knowledge and passion."--Paul Salgado, The Ring magazine