Books by Ron Ross

CHEESECAKE TO DIE FOR by Ron Ross
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 4, 2013

"Just like a witty friend telling a story; quirky, good-natured and never boring."
Author Ross returns to 1940s New York (Tales from the Sidewalks of New York, 2012, etc.) with a comedy about Mafioso types and a rather muddled attempt to whack someone. Read full book review >
Tales From The Sidewalks Of New York by Ron Ross
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 17, 2012

"A lithe, lyrical collection that packs more than a few punches."
In 13 short stories based on real life, Ross (Nine...Ten...and Out! The Two Worlds of Emile Griffith, 2008, etc.) mines the memories of his life to create memorable characters struggling to survive against unfavorable odds. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 12, 2003

"Fluent and lively as a flyweight ten-rounder. (8-page photo insert, not seen)"
Pugilist turned biographer Ross spars with us in his debut, an account of the short, mostly happy life of fearless Al "Bummy" Davis (1920-45), a nice kid with a fierce left hook and a volatile, short fuse. Read full book review >