Pearlman, Jeff

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Three-Ring Circus: Kobe, Shaq, Phil, and the Crazy Years of the Lakers Dynasty

A must-read for all basketball fans, especially considering Bryant’s tragic death in January 2020. For a biography of Bryant’s life, Roland Lazenby’s Showboat will interest readers.

Football for a Buck: The Crazy Rise and Crazier Demise of the USFL

Pearlman is known for presenting an unvarnished look at sports heroes with lively prose. This should be popular with a wide audience.

Gunslinger: The Remarkable, Improbable, Iconic Life of Brett Favre

Presenting Favre as a congenial, larger-than-life character, a "gunslinger," who was fun to watch on the field and hard to root against, Pearlman proves to be a good match for his subject and creates a compelling work.

Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s

This essential book is the definitive history of the "showtime" Lakers and is a must-read for all NBA fans.

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