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- Crowood 2014; US$ 11.65
Crowood Sports Guides are the perfect tool for anyone wanting to improve their performance, from beginners learning the basic skills to more experienced participants working on advanced techniques. In this second edition of Snooker & Billiards - Skills, Tactics Techniques, the history of the game is covered along with the rules of the game; choosing... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2013; US$ 11.24
When Alex Higgins' first manager, John McLaughlin, bestowed the nickname 'Hurricane Higgins' on the young, feisty snooker player he had no idea just how apt it was to prove over the next thirty years. Eye of the Hurricane details a sad but uplifting story of a man who had everything to play for but now has to play hard for anything he can get. It... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 3.99
Are you a snooker fan? Do you play regularly? Are you familiar with the rules and terminology of snooker? Would you like to know more about the professional players who make the game look so easy? If you answered yes to any of these questions you wont want to be without 101 Things You May Not Have Known About Snooker.Do you know how snooker got... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 22.48
The top snooker players in the world compete for several trophies every year, but one carries more prestige than all the others put together - the World Championship. No other tournament in the sport carries with it so much history, so many golden moments of spectacular success and dramatic failure. Meticulously researched and including... more...
- Wilkinson Publishing PTY Ltd 2012; US$ 7.28
At last ? the book that makes the most spectacular snooker trick shot a piece of cake! In John Virgo?s Amazing Snooker Trick Shots ? Secrets from the best!, 100 trick shots are included together with full colour photographs and diagrams. Each trick shot is clearly explained with step-by-step diagrams and John Virgo?s trademark droll, quick-fire... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 8.74
There is a tribute book to be written about the nicest man in snooker – but this isnt it! Whatever else he was, The Hurricane wasnt nice. He was unpredictable, wild, demonic and obsessive. The Peoples Champion was an unstoppable force who transformed snooker from a niche sport into a must watch phenomenon. Drawing upon unrivalled access to The Hurricanes... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 24.95
Fully illustrated with hundreds of drawings depicting nearly three hundred and fifty mind-boggling trick shots, Byrne?s Treasury of Trick Shots in Pool and Billiards will teach you everything from the basic ?butterfly formation? to the most difficult and impressive shots. Robert Byrne has scoured classic sources from the past two hundred years... more...
- John Blake 2012; US$ 17.99
Ken Doherty is one of the most talented and successful snooker players ever to have picked up a cue, and the only player ever to win the Under 21, Amateur, and World Snooker Championships. In this honest and emotional autobiography, Ken tells how he went from the World Snooker final at the Crucible to qualifying tables of Prestatyn and back again,... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 12.64
After Hurricane Higgins crashed out of snooker's top league, Jimmmy White has been the `People's Champion' even though he never quite made the top World spot, pipped at the post in 1995 by Stephen Hendry, after missing one single black. Aged 16, White was the youngest player to win the English Amateur Championship. At 18, he won the World Amateur... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 18.27
Throughout its chequered history, snooker has had more than its fair share of heroes and villains, champions and chumps, rascals and rip-off artists. In the last 20 years, every sleazy scandal imaginable has attached itself to this raffish sport: corruption, match fixing, bribery, sex, recreational drugs, performance-enhancing drugs, ballot rigging,... more...