Monday, November 17, 2008

Sad news in the martial arts world...

This was an email I received today:

Folks -

It was announced in the paper today that Joe Hyams passed away last week at the age of 85. Mr Hyams was known for work as a Hollywood columnist and celebrity biographer. For us in the Martial Arts, he was the author of "Zen in the Martial Arts" and co-author of Chuck Norris' book, "The Secret of Inner Strength: My Story."

Both books have continued in print for more than 25 years. They are available in bookstores and used copies often turn up at Half Price Books. Both are recommended reading!


Ikigai said...

I own zen in the martial arts. A sad thing to see him go!

Meg said...

I hate to sound illiterate, but I didn't know anything about it until I got the email this morning. I have since found a copy of Zen in the Martial Arts on