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  • Open Netby George Plimpton

    Random House 2016; US$ 14.09

    After forays into American football, golf and the world of professional boxing, George Plimpton accepts his riskiest assignment yet: taking to the ice as goalie for his beloved National Hockey League team, the Boston Bruins. Signing a release holding the Bruins blameless if he should meet with injury or worse, his initiation into the league?s toughest... more...

  • Mad Ducks and Bearsby George Plimpton

    Random House 2016; US$ 14.09

    From the author of Paper Lion Following his turn as a Detroit Lions rookie in Paper Lion , George Plimpton returns to the field of American football and focuses on the careers of his Lions teammates, Alex ?Mad Duck? Karras and John ?the Bear? Gordy. What he uncovers is a fond tribute to the values and follies of this brutal, but captivating... more...

  • Out of my Leagueby George Plimpton

    Random House 2016; US$ 14.09

    From the author of Paper Lion It began as a fun filled stunt and came to a deeply hellish, nearly humiliating end. George Plimpton had the chance to answer every baseball fan?s question: could I strike out a major league star? Out of My League chronicles what happened next as his inspired idea ? to get on the mound and pitch a few innings... more...

  • The Bogey Manby George Plimpton

    Random House 2016; US$ 14.09

    From the author of Paper Lion What happens when a weekend athlete ? of average skill at best ? joins the professional golf circuit? George Plimpton spent a month of self-imposed torture on the PGA tour to find out, meeting amateurs, pros, caddies, officials, fans and hangers-on along the way. In The Bogey Man we find golf legends, adventurers,... more...

  • Paper Lionby George Plimpton

    Random House 2016; US$ 14.09

    In the mid-1960s, George Plimpton talked his way into the Detroit Lions? pre-season training camp and in doing so set the bar for participatory sports journalism. With his characteristic wit, Plimpton recounts his experience of a month practising and living with the team ? getting to know the pressures and tensions rookies confront, the hijinks, taking... more...

  • Shadow Boxby George Plimpton

    Random House 2016; US$ 14.09

    From the author of Paper Lion Stepping into the ring against light-heavyweight champion Archie Moore, George Plimpton pauses to wonder what ever induced him to become a participatory journalist. Bloodied but unbowed, he holds his own in the bout ? and brings back this timeless book on boxing and its devotees, among them Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier,... more...

  • Spartan Fit!by Joe De Sena; John Durant

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016; US$ 24.00

    From the best-selling author of Spartan Up! and the founder of the world-renowned Spartan Race, a kickass training guide full of tips and tricks to get you Spartan Fit and Spartan Tough and map your road to peak performance more...

  • The Little Green Book of Tennis Wisdomby Julie Ganz

    Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 16.99

    The Little Green Book of Tennis Wisdom celebrates the beloved lifelong sport of tennis. From New York to Roland Garros, London, Australia, and everywhere in between, fans from all over the world will enjoy the musings contained within this book. Some of the many past and present stars quoted here include: Andre Agassi Arthur Ashe Billie Jean... more...

  • Football's Game Changersby Barry Wilner; Ken Rappoport

    Lyons Press 2016; US$ 18.99

    The second book in the Game Changers sports series answers the questions: What were the 50 most revolutionary personalities, rules, pieces of equipment, controversies, organizational changes, radio and television advancements, and more in the history of football? And how, exactly, did they forever change the game? Football?s Game Changers ... more...

  • Survivalby Steve Mattoon

    Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99

    Defend what?s yours when catastrophe strikes with expert tips that go beyond food and water storage. Should a national disaster occur, how will you respond? What will occur when critical societal services cease to function? As a prepper, you will likely be ready to hole up and live off of your stored supplies, at least for a while. But what do... more...