Muhammad Ali: Trickster in the Culture of Irony
October 2003, Polity
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- A probing account of Muhammad Ali’s life, which also examines the man’s celebrity and his importance in global history.
- The first book to unravel the reasons for the enduring respect and reverence that Muhammad Ali commands long after the end of his athletic career.
- Traces the key controversies and significant events, from Ali's first announcement of his membership in the Nation of Islam, through his courageous refusal to fight in Vietnam, to his spiritual calm in the face of crippling disease.
- Offers an original and compelling theory of the celebrity in postmodern society.