Sports Writing

Men in Blazers Present Encyclopedia Blazertannica

Men in Blazers Present Encyclopedia Blazertannica

The essential guide to world soccer—the history, the players, the fan culture—from the phenomenally popular duo from NBC Sports.The Men in Blazers are two English-born, soccer-obsessed...

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Surfing with Sartre

Surfing with Sartre

From the bestselling author of Assholes: A Theory, a book that—in the tradition of Shopclass as Soulcraft, Barbarian Days and Zen and the Art of Motorcycle...

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Sting Like a Bee

Sting Like a Bee

A PEN/ESPN AWARD FOR LITERARY SPORTS WRITING FINALISTA tremendous new biography of Muhammad Ali that zeroes in on the moment Ali turned from an athlete to an activist-icon.Muhammad...

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Casey Stengel

Casey Stengel

The definitive biography of one of baseball's most enduring and influential characters, from New York Times bestselling author and baseball writer Marty Appel.As...

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Off Speed

Off Speed

Longlisted for the PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports WritingThe lively and fascinating story of baseball’s 150-year hunt for the perfect pitchIn August 2012, Felix...

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Classic Krakauer

Classic Krakauer

The gripping articles in Classic Krakauer, originally published in periodicals such as The New Yorker, Outside, and Smithsonian, display the...

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The First Major

The First Major

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Good Walk Spoiled, a dramatic chronicle of the bitterly-fought 2016 Ryder Cup pitting a U.S. team out for revenge...

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Swimming in the Sink

Swimming in the Sink

From inspired and inspiring open-water swimmer and supreme athlete, able to endure cold water temperatures that would kill others, author of Swimming to Antarctica (“Riveting” —Sports Illustrated) and Grayson (“Moving,...

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The Legends Club

The Legends Club

The riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends—University of North Carolina's Dean Smith, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano—by...

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This Old Man

This Old Man

Roger Angell, the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, returns with a selection of writings that celebrate a view from the tenth decade of an engaged, vibrant life. ...

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The Last Season

The Last Season

Fathers, sons, and sports are enduring themes of American literature. Here, in this fresh and moving account, a son returns to his native South to spend a special autumn with his ninety-five-year-old dad,...

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Who Shot Sports

Who Shot Sports

From the creator/editor of Who Shot Rock & Roll (“I loved this book” —Dwight Garner, The New York Times. “Whatever Gail Buckland writes, I want to read”), a book that brings together the work of 165 extraordinary...

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Find a Way

Find a Way

Hillary Clinton said that Find a Way would stay with her through the general election:  “When you’re facing big challenges in your life, you can think about Diana Nyad getting attacked by the lethal sting of box jellyfishes. And...

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Unplayable Lies

Unplayable Lies

In Unplayable Lies, Dan Jenkins takes us on a tour of the links as only he can do it. Here, Dan delves into the greatest rounds of golf he's ever seen,...

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The Complete Walker IV

The Complete Walker IV

For the first time since 1984, we have a new edition of the classic book that Field & Stream called “the Hiker’s Bible.” For this version, the celebrated writer and hiker Colin Fletcher has...

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The Whirl

The Whirl

What’s heaven to seven-year-old Andre Agassi? To never play tennis again. Yet his father has other plans. Mike Agassi was born in Iran, where Allied soldiers gave...

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Where Nobody Knows Your Name

Where Nobody Knows Your Name

Minor league baseball is quintessentially American: small towns, small stadiums, $5 tickets, $2 hot dogs, the never-ending possibility of making it big. But looming above...

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His Ownself

His Ownself

In His Ownself, Dan Jenkins takes us on a tour of his legendary career as a sportswriter and novelist. Here we see Dan's hone his craft, from his high school paper through...

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The Man Who Walked Through Time

The Man Who Walked Through Time

The remarkable classic of nature writing by the first man ever to have walked the entire length of the Grand Canyon.

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River

River

At age sixty-seven, Colin Fletcher, the guru of backpacking in America, undertook a rigorous six-month raft expedition down the full length of the Colorado River--alone....

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Secret Worlds of Colin Fletcher

Secret Worlds of Colin Fletcher

In books such as The Complete Walker and The Man Who Walked Through Time, Colin Fletcher has established a reputation as a literate and witty...

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The Art of Snag

The Art of Snag

From Zack Hample’s The Baseball, this is the definitive, always-entertaining, never-fail guide to successfully snagging baseballs at Major League games. Luck—or...

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Convirtiendome en el Sr. Octubre

Convirtiendome en el Sr. Octubre

Los Yankees de Nueva York versus los Red Sox de Boston, septiembre 1977: ¿Le pides a Babe Ruth que toque la bola, o a Cookie Lavagetto, Willie McCovey o Phil Rizzuto?...

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Becoming Mr. October

Becoming Mr. October

A soul-baring, brutally candid, and highly colorful memoir of the two years--1977 and 1978--when Reggie Jackson went from being an outcast to a Yankee legend.In the...

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