Kevin Cooks previous book, Tommys Honour, was shortlisted for the William Hill Prize, and although it didnt win, the Daily Telegraph called it the stand-out book on a strong short list. He writes for numerous magazines and has appeared on ESPN and CNN. He lives in New York.
Titanic Thompson is one of my favourite books of this year and it’s heartening to see that reviewers agree! Here is a sprinkling of some of the fantastic recent reviews of this rip-roaring biography of one of the most charismatic characters in twentieth-century America.
Alvin Clarence Thomas, a.k.a. Titanic Thompson, got his nickname because he sank everybody he gambled with, but he also...
The title says it all - an A to Z of an American legend, the Man who Bet on Everything.