Any good boxing books in the works?

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  1. Seamus

    Seamus Proud Kulak Full Member

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    Adam seems done with his series. I haven't heard anything from Moyle. Was Compton doing anything after his epic Greb book?

    Anybody heard anything to look forward to?
     
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  2. Seamus

    Seamus Proud Kulak Full Member

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  3. apollack

    apollack Boxing Addict Full Member

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    In the Ring With Jack Dempsey - Part III likely will be released in 2024.
     
  4. Journeyman92

    Journeyman92 I’m become seeker of milk Full Member

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    Holding us off with that till “in the ring with Jess Willard I-IV” Wise.
     
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  5. Journeyman92

    Journeyman92 I’m become seeker of milk Full Member

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    Harry Otty wrote a book on the Houge brothers that seems to have gone unnoticed. I don’t believe it’s new but I’ve never heard anyone talk about it, his Burley book however gets plenty of good press.
     
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    Freddy Benson. Active Member Full Member

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    Donald McRae's got a new book scheduled for next year
     
  7. Seamus

    Seamus Proud Kulak Full Member

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    Does John Ochs still write on boxing? That Jack Hurley trilogy was top level and didn't seem to get much attention.
     
  8. robert ungurean

    robert ungurean Богдан Philadelphia Full Member

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    Reading part 2 now. Is 3 going to be the last in the Dempsey series?
     
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  9. apollack

    apollack Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Yes.
     
  10. robert ungurean

    robert ungurean Богдан Philadelphia Full Member

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    Currently reading the newer Louis vs Conn book along with Dempsey part 2. Dempsey book is extremely detailed while the Louis book has some new insight from both Louis and Conn's sons. New book out on Armstrong if anyone has it I'd like to hear there opinion.
     
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  11. robert ungurean

    robert ungurean Богдан Philadelphia Full Member

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    Thanku. Is it stopping at his retirement or are you taking it up too his passing away?
    Thanku
     
  12. apollack

    apollack Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Well, you'll have to see...
     
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  13. Boxing_Fan101

    Boxing_Fan101 Undisputed - Book on Boxing Launching May 13th Full Member

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    Hey I’m currently putting together a book on the Heavyweight division looking at fantasy fights, I have been posting some fights in the forums normally to positive feedback books releasing in May

    Let me know if you have a request for a Heavyweight showdown and I’m more than happy to share here
     
  14. robert ungurean

    robert ungurean Богдан Philadelphia Full Member

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    I'm hoping it goes all the way. The man lived a fascinating life IMO
     
  15. KasimirKid

    KasimirKid Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Thanks, Seamus. Those were the eras (1915-1970) that held my interest for all my life. I threw everything I knew into those books. I'm no marketeer or career writer or a person trying to make a big splash as a boxing expert. The topics interested me and I wanted to learn more about them, and I find that the discipline that serious, thoughtful writing demands is the best way to do that. That's why I wrote them. If other people are interested enough to read them, fine. If not, that's fine too. They are out there. I might write an article here and there or maybe not, but no more books.

    The books are about more than Jack Hurley and his fighters. They really are histories of boxing from 1915 to 1970 from the perspective of one boxing promoter/manager/trainer/publicist.
     
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