|A.J. Liebling. In 1935 he Went to work at The New Yorker, where he first made his |
name with a profile of the Harlem-based deity Father Divinc, written in
collaboration with St. Clair McKelway. The piece in this book, along with about
half the ...
|Liebling never fails to find the human story behind the fight, and he evokes the atmosphere in the arena as distinctly as he does the goings-on in the ring--a combination that prompted Sports Illustrated to name The Sweet Science the best ...|
|The series was founded in 1917 by the publishers Boni and Liveright and eight years later acquired by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer. It provided the foundation for their next publishing venture, Random House.|