Aug 5, 2011 — Jonathan Eig's book Get Capone reveals new insights about the famous Chicago gangster — including how freely he spoke to reporters, the time he shot himself in the groin, and how venereal disease eventually robbed him of his health and sanity.
Aug 9, 2010 — Jonathan Eig's new book Get Capone reveals new insights about the famous Chicago gangster — including how freely he spoke to reporters, the time he shot himself in the groin, and how venereal disease eventually robbed him of his health and sanity.
May 1, 2010 — Jonathan Eig's Get Capone follows the 1931 effort to take down the quintessential American criminal — and obvious killer — on nothing more than a tax charge.
Apr 15, 2007 — When Jackie Robinson stepped onto Ebbets Field on April 15, 1947, it was the beginning of a year that would test his courage, and the mettle of a nation. In his new book, author Jonathan Eig delves into the personal and professional battles that Robinson fought during his rookie season.
Sep 19, 2005 — About two years ago, commentator Darcy Wakefield was diagnosed with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, at age 33. A few months later, she wrote a commentary about running — and losing her ability to do it. Since then, her disease has progressed, sometimes in ways she didn't anticipate. Her sister Betsy reads this commentary for her. Wakefield has just released a book, I Remember Running.
Apr 26, 2005 — Jonathan Eig's new book, Luckiest Man, looks at the life of New York Yankee hero Lou Gehrig, on and off the field. Gehrig was the unstoppable "Iron Horse" as he hammered home runs while playing in 2,130 straight games. But his life was cut short by the disease that now bears his name.
Jul 15, 2011 — NPR coverage of Get Capone: The Secret Plot That Captured America's Most Wanted Gangster by Jonathan Eig. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.