Books by Joe Posnanski

THE LIFE AND AFTERLIFE OF HARRY HOUDINI by Joe Posnanski
NONFICTION
Released: Oct. 22, 2019

"Entertaining and brimming with wonder."
Unlocking the doors to the legendary performer's world of magic. Read full book review >
THE SECRET OF GOLF by Joe Posnanski
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 9, 2015

"Some stellar shots, a few slices and hooks, and a couple putts that hang on the lip."
An award-winning sports journalist charts the careers of and competition between Watson (the younger) and Nicklaus (the elder) as they dominated golf in the 1970s and beyond. Read full book review >
PATERNO by Joe Posnanski
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"Despite Posnanski's sympathy for his Ivy-educated, Brooklyn street-fighting subject, the book never escapes from the pall of the debacle that ended Paterno's career."
Sensitively shaded portrait of the late Penn State football coach, an ethical man who failed to "go to the ball" when it really meant something. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 13, 2007

"A worthy paean to an American legend."
Journalist Posnanski (The Good Stuff, 2001) accompanies a baseball legend on a cross-country journey to raise awareness of the Negro Leagues. Read full book review >