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Books & Biceps Testimonials & Endorsements for Jon Finkel's Books

““When I found out I was going to be a dad I thought, ‘Can I handle it? . . .’ Reading Finkel and Eddy's The Life of Dad will help you relax and know that it’s worked out for all these amazing dads, and it’ll work out for you.” ―Mark Cuban, entrepreneur, Dallas Mavericks owner, Shark Tank star”

Mark CubanDallas Mavericks Owner, Shark Tank Star, Entrepreneur

““From the very minute my orange and blue, my New York Knickerbockers drafted Nate Robinson, I was a big fan of his. I even wore his game-worn road blue #4 jersey at Madison Square Garden. . . . Us little guys gotta stick together. Please read and enjoy Nate’s journey with Finkel. Once a Knick, always a Knick. (P.S. we should have never traded him in the first place.)” ―Spike Lee, Filmmmaker, Da Republic of Brooklyn, NY”

Spike LeeIconic Film Director

“"From Griffey and Prime Time to Jordan and Jeter, 1996 serves as a Vegas-style buffet of sports legend. Years come, years go. But Jon Finkel's masterpiece proves that, on rare occasion, some 365-day spans are worth bronzing in gold." ―Jeff Pearlman, author of "The Last Folk Hero: The Life and Myth of Bo Jackson"”

Jeff Pearlman10x New York Times bestselling author

“"The basketball brotherhood in Seattle is just different. There's such a deep connection with each other and their city. I really enjoyed that feeling and I was happy to be apart of it. This story Finkel tells of the culture of basketball in Seattle is so pure."

  • Kevin Durant, 10x NBA All-Star, 2x NBA Champion ”
  • Kevin Durant2x NBA Champion, 2x Finals MVP, NBA MVP & 13x All-Star

    “"Part time machine, part fax machine, this book brings the '90s vividly back to life, with all the insight and hindsight of the athletes who made the era so memorable. Finkel makes a strong case that 1996, like 1776, was revolutionary." ―Steve Rushin, Special Contributor to Sports Illustrated and author of Sting-Ray Afternoons and Nights in White Castle”

    Steve RushinNY Times Bestselling Author & Former Sports Illustrated Columnist

    ““Charlie Ward is not only a once-in-a-lifetime athlete, he’s a once-in-a-lifetime person. The Athlete by Jon Finkel is the remarkable, page-turning biography his story deserves.” ―Tony Dungy, Super Bowl Champion Head Coach”

    Tony DungySuper Bowl Winning Coach & NFL Commentator

    “I have loved reading Jon's weekly updates for years now. Lively, well-written, fun, and dad-centric content that is amongst the BEST out there." - Tobin Walsh”

    Tobin WalshWriter, The Good Bad Dad

    “Jon’s Books and Biceps gives you a weekly jolt of info to improve your mind and body. Your body, mind and soul will thank you.”

    Art EddyFounder, Art of Fatherhood

    “Books and biceps is a delightful dose of relentless positivity, motivation and love for books, fitness and being a dad. It's like getting a weekly text from a friend reminding you of all the cool things you can do and the importance of taking the time to do them.”

    Brendan C.All Sports Book Reviews

    “Always enjoy your newsletter. Keep crushing!”

    Mark C.

    “Hi Jon -

    I've been a reader of the newsletter for a couple months now & have really been digging it.”

    Dave G.

    “"I open it because it’s fun! I appreciate the way you share your life and work with your readers (“Finkel beast mode” – LOL). BTW, I think “fun” is both high praise and a high bar – I think this is natural to you and it’s a lift for the rest of us over-serious types. 😊 "”

    Jenny L.