Books by Jim Naughton

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Holy Trinity hardly qualifies as a typical Catholic parish, and Naughton's penchant for crude polarization ensures a superficial treatment of the issues he raises."
Good-guy liberals stave off defeat from conservative authority figures in this depressing look at a progressive parish, which Naughton (Taking to the Air: The Rise of Michael Jordan, 1992) sees as a microcosm of the conflicts within American Catholicism. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: March 12, 1992

"Insightful and well written: a fine analysis of the business side of sports and of the creation of a modern legend. (Eight-page photo insert.)"
Besides offering a solid chronological biography and record of Michael Jordan's basketball career, here Naughton (My Brother Stealing Second, 1989) also gives an astute assessment of this superstar's impact on society and of ``the conflict between self and symbol'' for an American icon. Read full book review >