Exploring and celebrating the life and career of the most famous and revered sportsperson in the world. With over 250 pages of meticulously researched text and spectacular phorographs, THE GLORY YEARS offers a unique account of Ali's meteoric rise to fame, both as a champion boxer and controversial media icon. n preparing the text the authors spoke extensively to family, friends and opponents, researched Ali's childhood and trailed him across the globe in order to reveal not just Ali the boxer and celebrity, but Ali the Man. Foreword by author and ex-boxing champion Jose Torres, together with a final chapter which brings the Ali story into the present, place Ali the icon in a wider perspective and considers his lasting influence in areas way beyond the sporting arena.
Felix Dennis was imprisoned in 1971 as co-editor of OZ magazine. After his acquittal on appeal, he founded his own magazine publishing company in 1973 and made millions with the sale of Personal Computer World and MacUser in the mid-eighties. Today, Dennis Publishing remains a privately owned company with headquarters in London and New York City. Titles include The Week, Auto Express, Computer Shopper and Maxim. The annual Sunday Times Rich List estimates that Felix Dennis is the 65th richest individual in the UK. Following a life-threatening illness, his first collection of poetry, A Glass Half Full was published by Hutchinson and the second, Lone Wolf, in 2004. His third collection, When Jack Sued Jill, was published by Ebury Press in November 2006. His other interests include planting trees and he divides his time between homes in Warwickshire, London, New York, Connecticut and the Caribbean island of Mustique.