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Old 01-22-2011, 07:49 AM
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∑ The Boxing Register, IBHOF Official Record Book: James Roberts and Alexander Skutt

∑ Corner Men: Ronald Fried

∑ In the Corner: Dave Anderson

∑ The Ring Record Book (1986-1987): Herb Goldman

∑ Boxings Greatest Fighters: Bert Sugar

∑ The Last Great Fight: Joe Layden

∑ King of the World: Dave Remnick

∑ The Heavyweights: Bob Mee

∑ Hands of Stone, The Roberto Duran Story: Christian Guidice

∑ Against the Odds, The Larry Holmes Story: Phil Berger

∑ Sound and Fury, Ali and Cossell: Dave Anderson

∑ Sugar Ray: Dave Anderson

∑ Atlas: Teddy Atlas

∑ Muhammad Ali: Thomas Hauser

∑ Boxing: Bertram Job

∑ Men of Steel: Peter Walsh

∑ Cut Time: Carlo Rotella

∑ A Savage Business: Richard Hoffer

∑ Fight of the Century: Michael Arkush

∑ Unforgivable Blackness: Jeffrey Ward

∑ Rocky Marciano: Everett Skeehan

∑ The Ring, Boxing in the 20th Century: Stanley Weston and Steve Farhood

∑ Fight Town: Tim Dahlberg

∑ Boxing Babylon: Nigel Collins

∑ The World Heavyweight Championship: John D. McCallum

∑ The Encyclopedia of World Boxing Champions: John D. McCallum

∑ 100 Years of Boxing: Bert Sugar

∑ The Great Fights: Bert Sugar

∑ The Great Book of Boxing: Harry Mullan

∑ Best of the Ring: Stanley Weston

∑ New York Times Encyclopedia of Sports Volume 7 Boxing

∑ Beyond the Ring: Jeffrey Sammons

∑ In This Corner: Peter Heller

∑ The Book of Boxing: WC Heinz

∑ The Boxing Companion: Richard O***8217;Brien

∑ Dark Trade: Don McCrae

∑ Sparring with Hemmingway: Budd Schulberg

∑ Punchlines: Phil Berger

∑ Smokin Joe: Phil Berger

∑ Champion: Chris Mead

∑ The Pictorial History of Boxing: Nat Fleischer and Nat Loubet

∑ The Greatest Boxing Stories Ever Told: Jeff Silverman

∑ The Hardest Game: Hugh McIlvanney

∑ When Boxing Was a Jewish Sport: Allen Bodner

∑ When Dempsey Fought Tunney: Bruce Evenson

∑ Boxing Day: Jeff Wells

∑ The Greatest Fight of Our Generation, Louis Schmeling II: Lewis Erenberg

∑ Ringside: Budd Schulberg

∑ Raging Bull: Jake Lamotta

∑ The Sweet Science: AJ Liebling

∑ A Neutral Corner: AJ Liebling

∑ Reading the Fights: Don Halpern

∑ Barney Ross: Douglas Century

∑ A-Z World of Boxing: Bert Blewett

∑ Only the Ring was Square: Teddy Brenner

∑ Only In America, The Life and Crimes of Don King: Jack Newfield

∑ Shadow Box: George Plimpton

∑ Sugar Ray Leonard And Other Noble Warriors: Sam Topperoff

∑ The Sporting Life: Irving Rudd

∑ The Heavyweight Champions: John Durant

∑ Bert Sugar On Boxing: Bert Sugar

∑ The Old Mongoose: Marilyn Douroux

∑ Writers Fighters: John Schulian

∑ Muhammad Ali Memories: Thomas Hauser

∑ Earnie Shavers Welcome to the Big Time: Marshall Terrill and Mike Fitzgerald

∑ Going the Distance, Ken Norton Story: Marshall Terrill and Mike Fitzgerald

∑ Muhammad Ali The Peoples Champ: Gerald Early

∑ By George: George Foreman and Joel Engel

∑ Bummy Davis vs. Murder Inc: Ron Ross

∑ Inside Boxing: Robert Seltzer

∑ Ghosts of Manilla: Mark Kram

∑ Italian Stallions: Thomas Hauser

∑ The Encyclopedia of Boxing: Gilbert Odd

∑ Serenity: Ralph Wiley

∑ The Muhammad Ali Reader: Gerald Early

∑ The Fights: Charles Hoff

∑ Dick Tiger: Ade Makinde

∑ Joe Louis: Richard Bak

∑ The Fight: Norman Mailer

∑ The Heavyweights: Henry Cooper

∑ My Turf: William Nack

∑ I Only Talk Winning: Angelo Dundee

∑ 505 Boxing QuestionsYour Friends Can***8217;t Answer: Bert Sugar

∑ New York City***8217;s Greatest Boxers: Jose Corpas

∑ Boxing Legends of All Time: Robert Cassidy

∑ Black Lights: Thomas Hauser

∑ Boston***8217;s Boxing Heritage: Kevin Smith

∑ Kings of the Ring: Gavin Evans

∑ Lightning Strikes: Gerald Suster

∑ A Flame of Pure Fire: Roger Kahn

∑ A Fistful of Sugar: Alan Goldstein

∑ Sting Like a Bee: Jose Torres and Bert Sugar

∑ The Ageless Warrior: Mike Fitzgerald

∑ The Loser and Still Champion: Budd Shulberg

∑ The Greatest, Muhammad Ali: Richard Durham

∑ Bad Intentions: Peter Heller

∑ Fire and Fear: Jose Torres

∑ Blood Season: Phil Berger

∑ Ringside Seat at the Circus: Larry Merchant
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Have you or anyone read 'The fearless Harry Greb' By Bill Paxton? I was thinking about purcashing it.

It's a recently new book i believe.

Im reading it now. Im not far into it but it doesn't seem to be the page turner I expected. Im also currently reading "Joe Gans" by Coleen Ay**** and Mark Scott, and that one is excellent.
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Good list but I'm surprised at all the Bert Sugar ones being on there, I honestly can't read a word that man writes.
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I pilfered this from another site but its a great list and recommended reading.


∑ The Boxing Register, IBHOF Official Record Book: James Roberts and Alexander Skutt

∑ Corner Men: Ronald Fried

∑ In the Corner: Dave Anderson

∑ The Ring Record Book (1986-1987): Herb Goldman

∑ Boxings Greatest Fighters: Bert Sugar

∑ The Last Great Fight: Joe Layden

∑ King of the World: Dave Remnick

∑ The Heavyweights: Bob Mee

∑ Hands of Stone, The Roberto Duran Story: Christian Guidice

∑ Against the Odds, The Larry Holmes Story: Phil Berger

∑ Sound and Fury, Ali and Cossell: Dave Anderson

∑ Sugar Ray: Dave Anderson

∑ Atlas: Teddy Atlas

∑ Muhammad Ali: Thomas Hauser

∑ Boxing: Bertram Job

∑ Men of Steel: Peter Walsh

∑ Cut Time: Carlo Rotella

∑ A Savage Business: Richard Hoffer

∑ Fight of the Century: Michael Arkush

∑ Unforgivable Blackness: Jeffrey Ward

∑ Rocky Marciano: Everett Skeehan

∑ The Ring, Boxing in the 20th Century: Stanley Weston and Steve Farhood

∑ Fight Town: Tim Dahlberg

∑ Boxing Babylon: Nigel Collins

∑ The World Heavyweight Championship: John D. McCallum

∑ The Encyclopedia of World Boxing Champions: John D. McCallum

∑ 100 Years of Boxing: Bert Sugar

∑ The Great Fights: Bert Sugar

∑ The Great Book of Boxing: Harry Mullan

∑ Best of the Ring: Stanley Weston

∑ New York Times Encyclopedia of Sports Volume 7 Boxing

∑ Beyond the Ring: Jeffrey Sammons

∑ In This Corner: Peter Heller

∑ The Book of Boxing: WC Heinz

∑ The Boxing Companion: Richard OíBrien

∑ Dark Trade: Don McCrae

∑ Sparring with Hemmingway: Budd Schulberg

∑ Punchlines: Phil Berger

∑ Smokin Joe: Phil Berger

∑ Champion: Chris Mead

∑ The Pictorial History of Boxing: Nat Fleischer and Nat Loubet

∑ The Greatest Boxing Stories Ever Told: Jeff Silverman

∑ The Hardest Game: Hugh McIlvanney

∑ When Boxing Was a Jewish Sport: Allen Bodner

∑ When Dempsey Fought Tunney: Bruce Evenson

∑ Boxing Day: Jeff Wells

∑ The Greatest Fight of Our Generation, Louis Schmeling II: Lewis Erenberg

∑ Ringside: Budd Schulberg

∑ Raging Bull: Jake Lamotta

∑ The Sweet Science: AJ Liebling

∑ A Neutral Corner: AJ Liebling

∑ Reading the Fights: Don Halpern

∑ Barney Ross: Douglas Century

∑ A-Z World of Boxing: Bert Blewett

∑ Only the Ring was Square: Teddy Brenner

∑ Only In America, The Life and Crimes of Don King: Jack Newfield

∑ Shadow Box: George Plimpton

∑ Sugar Ray Leonard And Other Noble Warriors: Sam Topperoff

∑ The Sporting Life: Irving Rudd

∑ The Heavyweight Champions: John Durant

∑ Bert Sugar On Boxing: Bert Sugar

∑ The Old Mongoose: Marilyn Douroux

∑ Writers Fighters: John Schulian

∑ Muhammad Ali Memories: Thomas Hauser

∑ Earnie Shavers Welcome to the Big Time: Marshall Terrill and Mike Fitzgerald

∑ Going the Distance, Ken Norton Story: Marshall Terrill and Mike Fitzgerald

∑ Muhammad Ali The Peoples Champ: Gerald Early

∑ By George: George Foreman and Joel Engel

∑ Bummy Davis vs. Murder Inc: Ron Ross

∑ Inside Boxing: Robert Seltzer

∑ Ghosts of Manilla: Mark Kram

∑ Italian Stallions: Thomas Hauser

∑ The Encyclopedia of Boxing: Gilbert Odd

∑ Serenity: Ralph Wiley

∑ The Muhammad Ali Reader: Gerald Early

∑ The Fights: Charles Hoff

∑ Dick Tiger: Ade Makinde

∑ Joe Louis: Richard Bak

∑ The Fight: Norman Mailer

∑ The Heavyweights: Henry Cooper

∑ My Turf: William Nack

∑ I Only Talk Winning: Angelo Dundee

∑ 505 Boxing QuestionsYour Friends Canít Answer: Bert Sugar

∑ New York Cityís Greatest Boxers: Jose Corpas

∑ Boxing Legends of All Time: Robert Cassidy

∑ Black Lights: Thomas Hauser

∑ Bostonís Boxing Heritage: Kevin Smith

∑ Kings of the Ring: Gavin Evans

∑ Lightning Strikes: Gerald Suster

∑ A Flame of Pure Fire: Roger Kahn

∑ A Fistful of Sugar: Alan Goldstein

∑ Sting Like a Bee: Jose Torres and Bert Sugar

∑ The Ageless Warrior: Mike Fitzgerald

∑ The Loser and Still Champion: Budd Shulberg

∑ The Greatest, Muhammad Ali: Richard Durham

∑ Bad Intentions: Peter Heller

∑ Fire and Fear: Jose Torres

∑ Blood Season: Phil Berger

∑ Ringside Seat at the Circus: Larry Merchant
Thanks for the list. I will refer to this list next time I go to the bookstore. Did you ever read "Four Kings?" Phenomenal book!!!!!!
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Im reading it now. Im not far into it but it doesn't seem to be the page turner I expected. Im also currently reading "Joe Gans" by Coleen Ay**** and Mark Scott, and that one is excellent.
Ahhhh, that's suprising.

Could you keep me posted on whether it get anys better? I want to purchase it but its currentyl £35 and don't want to purchase it if it's not very good.
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Quite a list.

Some of these books are much into specific fighters. The book that got me interested in boxing history was Harry Carpenter's pictorial history of boxing. I still cherish the book.

http://www.amazon.com/Boxing-Pictori...5779929&sr=1-8
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Quite a list.

Some of these books are much into specific fighters. The book that got me interested in boxing history was Harry Carpenter's pictorial history of boxing. I still cherish the book.

http://www.amazon.com/Boxing-Pictori...5779929&sr=1-8
Just ordered it.
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