Books by Mark Kriegel

THE GOOD SON by Mark Kriegel
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Mostly entertaining but not a standout. Coulda been a contender, but the author touches too lightly on the hard questions about celebrity, violence and money in America." columnist Kriegel (Pistol: The Life of Pete Maravich, 2007, etc.) tells the story of a Youngstown, Ohio, lightweight boxer whose brief championship reign included a notorious 1982 bout that ended with the death of opponent Duk Koo Kim. Read full book review >
PISTOL by Mark Kriegel
Released: Feb. 6, 2007

"Sure to send readers in search of the highlight reel."
The bittersweet tale of Pistol Pete, one of basketball's most talented and tragic legends. Read full book review >
NAMATH by Mark Kriegel
Released: Aug. 23, 2004

"Namath was no angel, thank goodness, but this evocative portrait shows him at play in the fields of magic."
Meaty biography of Broadway Joe from sports-columnist-turned-novelist Kriegel (Bless Me, Father, 1995). Read full book review >
BLESS ME, FATHER by Mark Kriegel
Released: March 10, 1995

"The plot wanders off at the end and barely finds its way back; such a lapse, in an otherwise impressive debut, is easy to forgive."
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