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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; $29.95


"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 masterpiece...you will have a whole different perspective of boxing after reading The Arc of Boxing."--David Tyler, Doghouseboxing.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