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A New History of Yachting

by Mike Bender

This book, by a leading expert in the field, is the first major history of yachting for over a quarter of a century. Setting developments within political, social and economic changes, the book tellsthe story...

Chasing the Rainbow: The story of road cycling's World Championships

by Giles Belbin

For the first time, Chasing the Rainbow tells the history of both the men’s and women’s road cycling’s World Championships.

Chasing the Rainbow recounts the famous routes, momentous victories and the characters,...

Beyond Soccer

by Tamir Bar-On

As the world’s most popular game, soccer is unique in its ability to reflect and impact culture, society, and politics. Beyond Soccer: International Relations and Politics as Seen through the Beautiful Game...

Brighton Up

by Chris Hemmings

Brighton Up: The Inside Story of Brighton & Hove Albion's Journey From Despair to Triumph and the Premier League tells the story of how Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club bounced back from the heartbreak of...

Horse Color Explored

by Vera Kurskaya & Michal Prochazka

Everyone stops and stares at a horse with a beautiful or unusual color. So striking are the variations of bay, gray, chestnut, black, solid, and spotted that many people breed for specific combinations. This...

'A Bit Of A Shemozzle’

by Martin O'Duffy

Gaelic football and hurling have a language all of their own. From Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh and Micheál Ó hEithir to managers, players and fans, the GAA is home to an endless array of quotes and quips


A Different Kind of Life

by Virginia Williams & Cockerill Pamela

Frank Williams’ team was on the verge of winning the Formula One World Championship for the third time when his life was turned upside down. 

The racing car builder was on his way to the Nice Airport on a...

Outside the Box: A Statistical Journey through the History of Football

by Duncan Alexander

In football, numbers are everywhere. From touches in the opposition box to expected goals, clear-cut chances to win-loss ratios.

In the modern game, these numbers help provide the narrative, the drama, and the...

Game of Privilege

by Lane Demas

This groundbreaking history of African Americans and golf explores the role of race, class, and public space in golf course development, the stories of individual black golfers during the age of segregation,...

Fathers Playing Catch with Sons

by Donald Hall

In the pantheon of great sports literature, not a few poets have tried their hand at paying tribute to their love affair with the game -- Walt Whitman, Marianne Moore, and William Carlos Williams among them....

Truth Doesn't Have a Side

by Mark Tabb, Bennet Omalu & Will Smith

One day in 2002 the fifty-year old body of former Pittsburgh Steeler and hall of famer Mike Webster was laid on a cold table in front of pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu. Webster’s body looked to Omalu like the...

Cheating Is Encouraged: A Hard-Nosed History of the 1970s Raiders

by Mike Siani & Kristine Setting Clark

Straight from the mouths of the legends of the Silver and Black, Cheating Is Encouraged recapitulates the many as infamous stories from the last team to play “outlaw” football.

Regardless of whether you loved...

Williams: A Different Kind of Life

by Virginia Williams & Cockerill Pamela

Frank Williams’ team was on the verge of winning the Formula One World Championship for the third time when his life was turned upside down. 

The racing car builder was on his way to the Nice Airport on a...

Football Grounds: A Fan's Guide 2017-18

by Duncan Adams

Football Grounds: A Fans Guide is essential reading for any supporter who intends following their team away from home during the 2017/18 season. Covering all 92 football grounds of the English Premier and Football...

Cycling Climbs of North-East England

by Simon Warren

Presenting the seventh book in a series of eight UK regionalcycling climb guides from the author of the bestselling 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs and Another 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs!

Previous regions covered...

Neymar – 2018 Updated Edition

by Luca Caioli

Having long been hailed as a future star of world soccer, Neymar has thrived under the pressure of expectation. 

Already well on his way to becoming Brazil’s all-time top scorer and a leading light in one...

Messi – 2018 Updated Edition

by Luca Caioli

Having risen to the top of the game more than a decade ago, Lionel Messi has matured into the perfect team player, as likely to provide a superlative assist as a masterful match-winner. 

As the star of an exceptional...

Speed Kills: Who killed the Cigarette Boat King, the fastest man on the seas?

by Arthur Jay Harris

BORDERING A CANAL LEADING TO BISCAYNE BAY, a short dead-end stretch of Northeast 188th Street in Miami was the crossroad of the Americas in the mid-1980s for the biggest drug smugglers into the U.S.; the guys...

Finding My Father's Voice

by Leigh Ann Walker

Leigh Ann Walker's efforts to learn about her deceased father began in earnest five years ago, but really, the journey started in 1971 when Verlon "Rube" Walker died. He was the third base coach for the Chicago...

The Modern Horseman's Countdown to Broke

by Sean Patrick, Robert M Miller & Charles Hilton

It's time to get real—that is, real, do-it-yourself horse training. Professional trainer Sean Patrick has created the ultimate guide to the "complete" riding horse—whether a performance, working, or "just...