Synopses & Reviews
Forty years’ worth of columns from one of the New York Times’ most popular sportswriters
Former New York Times columnist Ira Berkow captures the spirit of the Giants in this unforgettable collection of opinions, stories, and observations from his long and distinguished career. From memories of Fran Tarkenton and Bill Parcells to reflections on Eli Manning and Phil Simms, this work stands as a remarkable collection bringing to life Giants’ personalities through the critical and comedic commentary of Ira Berkow.
About the Author
Ira Berkow shared the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting in 2001, was a finalist for the Pulitzer for commentary in 1988, and was a sports columnist and feature writer for the New York Times for more than 25 years. He is the bestselling author of 23 books, including Maxwell Street: Survival in a Bazaar, Red: A Biography of Red Smith, and Summers in the Bronx: Attila the Hun and Other Yankee Stories. He was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2009 and also received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Roosevelt University in Chicago. He lives in New York City.