St. John, Allen

An award-winning journalist, Allen St. John is the author of seven books, including The Billion Dollar Game and Clapton’s Guitar, and co-author of The Mad Dog 100. He has written for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Men's Journal, Maxim, Playboy, Rolling Stone, The Village Voice,,, and, and he blogs for His work has been featured in The Best American Sports Writing. A graduate of the University of Chicago, he lives in Montclair, New Jersey, with his family.

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Newton's Football: The Science Behind America's Game Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345545145
Published: Ballantine Books - November 19th, 2013

The Billion Dollar Game: Behind the Scenes of the Greatest Day In American Sport - Super Bowl Sunday Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780767928151
Published: Anchor - January 12th, 2010

Made to Be Broken: The 50 Greatest Records and Streaks in Sports History Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781572438576
Published: Triumph Books - September 1st, 2006

Clapton's Guitar: Watching Wayne Henderson Build the Perfect Instrument Cover Image
ISBN: 9780743266369
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Free Press - June 6th, 2006

The Mad Dog 100: The Greatest Sports Arguments of All Time Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780767914628
Published: Crown - May 4th, 2004