Sports

SEABISCUIT

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780449005613
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 26th, 2002

I don't particularly care about horses or horse racing, but this book had me on the edge of my seat from start to finish. Every race had my heart pounding as I turned the pages, and there were definitely moments when I teared up. A brilliant tale of the underdog from the author of UNBROKEN .

Rebecca


Thrown

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$15.95
ISBN: 9781936747924
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Published: Sarabande Books - October 14th, 2014

Unlike anything you've ever read, THROWN is a philosophical exploration of what it means to be alive through the lens of Mixed Martial Arts. The work of an intense intellect, THROWN uses the lives of two fighters to struggle with the biggest questions of experience, very directly fighting for meaning and significance in our chaotic and confusing world. A major work by a major mind.

Josh


Thrown

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$15.95
ISBN: 9781936747924
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Published: Sarabande Books - October 14th, 2014

Unlike anything you've ever read, Thrown is a philosophical exploration of what it means to be alive through the lens of Mixed Martial Arts. The work of an intense intellect, Thrown uses the lives of two fighters to struggle with the biggest questions of experience, very directly  fighting for meaning and significance in our chaotic and confusing world. A major work by a major mind.

Josh


Red or Dead

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$30.00
ISBN: 9781612193687
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Published: Melville House Publishing - May 27th, 2014

A towering novel about a towering figure, the legendary Liverpool soccer coach Bill Shankly. The rhythm and relentlessness of the prose captures as closely as I’ve ever read the feel and intensity of soccer, making this one of the greatest works sports fiction I’ve ever read. A city. A soccer team. A coach. A hero. A major achievement.


Josh


Bottom of the 33rd

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$14.99
ISBN: 9780062014498
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 27th, 2012

It takes great talent to write a book about a single (although very long) baseball game and make it interesting, entertaining and never boring! Dan Barry puts the reader squarely iin those cold seats for 8 hours and makes you want to linger!! Pawtucket, McCoy Stadium, the Paw Sox, the players, the atmosphere, the audience, and the owners are all introduced in a conversational style. This is a book for anyone who likes baseball, history, or just a good read.


Carol


Grantland Vol 2

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By Bill Simmons (Editor), Dan Fierman (Editor)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781936365975
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Published: McSweeney's - April 10th, 2012

The second volume of Grantland is another collection of some of the best sports and entertainment writing out there. Hits to the head in hockey, the Sandusky scandal, the Brewers, Eddie Murphy’s career arc, the Blur Offense, and Charlotte Hornets’ teal. Whatever the topic, these are insightful and entertaining essays.

Josh


Memoirs of a Rugby-Playing Man

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Memoirs of a Rugby-Playing Man: Guts, Glory, and Blood in the World's Greatest Game Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780312547691
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - April 24th, 2012

Drinking, singing, the late great Harry Crews, and the greatest game on Earth. This is a great sports memoir, getting to the heart of what makes rugby and ruggers unique, while telling Atkinson’s personal story of growth and discovery.  A must for anyone who’s ever rucked, scrummed, and mauled, and an interesting, insightful memoir of sport and writing for everyone else.


Josh 


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