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One Day as a Tiger: Alex MacIntyre and the birth of light and fast alpinism

by John Porter & Stephen Venables

‘The wall was the ambition, the style became the obsession.’ In the autumn of 1982, a single stone fell from high on the south face of Annapurna and struck Alex MacIntyre on the head, killing him instantly...


The Endless Knot: K2 Mountain of Dreams and Destiny

by Kurt Diemberger

‘A monumental book … I defy anyone to read it and remain unmoved.’ Stephen Venables, Alpine Journal Acclaimed as one of the most powerful accounts of mountain adventure and tragedy ever written, The Endless...


Rio

by Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand is widely acknowledged as one of the most talented and skilful defenders in the world. His transfer from West Ham to Leeds was a British record at the time, a feat he achieved again with his subsequent...


Against Football: One Fan's Reluctant Manifesto

by Steve Almond

“Powerful...an important read." —Publishers Weekly

New York Times bestselling author Steve Almond takes on America’s biggest sacred cow: football

In Against Football, Steve Almond details why, after forty...


The Brothers Hogan: A Fort Worth History

by Jacqueline Hogan Towery, Robert Towery & Peter Barbour

The Brothers Hogan: A Fort Worth History is a unique family portrait of one of golf's greatest legends. Lavishly illustrated with never-before-seen family photos, The Brothers Hogan follows the lives of Ben...


Forgotten Tales and Vanished Trails

by Theodore Roosevelt & Jim Casada

Forgotten Tales and Vanished Trails gathers together Roosevelt’s many writings on game hunting and the outdoors from the late 1800s to the early 1900s. Published in various magazines and excerpts from his...


Through the Brazilian Wilderness

by Theodore Roosevelt

In 1914, with the well-wishes of the Brazilian government, Theodore Roosevelt, ex-president of the United States; his son, Kermit; and Colonel Rondon travel to South America on a quest to course the River of...


Good Hunting: In the Pursuit of Big Game in the West

by Theodore Roosevelt

Written in the late nineteenth century and first published in Harper’s Round Table magazine in 1896, this collection of articles details turn-of-the-century America’s rugged wilderness. Good Hunting is an...


Bird Dream: Adventures at the Extremes of Human Flight

by Matt Higgins

"[P]erversely entertaining... In a truly intoxicating read that was hard to put down, Matt Higgins has managed to make real a world about as far removed from daily life as it gets." --Daily Beast

"Matt Higgins...


Ahead of the Game: The Pat Williams Story

by Pat Williams & James D. Denney

Orlando Magic legend Pat Williams offers readers ten principles for success from his own unpredictable life and career that will challenge and inspire them to live a winning life.


Body Slam: The Jesse Ventura Story

by Jake Tapper

In every arena, Jesse Ventura puts a headlock on the competition--now he's turning the country on its ear.

How did an outrageous, outspoken, boa-wearing pro wrestler nab the title of Minnesota's governor in an...


Gone Pro: Florida: Gator Athletes Who Became Pros

by Steve Rajtar & Gayle Prince Rajtar

Gone Pro: Florida is a rousing collection of the stories of the Gator athletes whose heroics and incredible championship seasons keep them forever in our hearts and minds. Readers recognize many favorite players,...


Beating Goliath

by Art Briles & Don Yaeger

Growing up in Rule, Texas, Art Briles learned at a young age the importance of hard work and faith from his parents. Soon that faith would be tested.

On their way to see him play in a college football game,...


Pain Don't Hurt

by Mark Miller & Shelby Jones

The no-holds-barred memoir from kickboxer Mark "Fightshark" Miller, the only professional fighter in history to return to the ring after open-heart surgery

In 2007, Mark Miller was a rising star in professional...


Keep Australia On Your Left

by Eric Stiller

"You mad bastards. You mad bloody bastards."

The challenge? Paddle a kayak around Australia.

As Eric Stiller and Tony Brown would discover, the attempt would be a fascinating, frustrating, maddening, and at times...


Hanging On: A life inside British climbing's golden age

by Martin Boysen

The start of a love affair. ‘I kicked off my shoes and prepared to climb in stocking feet, aware of an enormous sense of occasion as I laid hands on the rock and stepped up on the first rounded hold. It was...


Willie Pep vs. Sandy Saddler: Notes on the Boxing Legends and Epic Rivalry

by Doug Werner

Any discussion of great boxers must include Willie Pep and Sandy Saddler—midcentury featherweight champions whose heroics electrified the fistic world then and reverberate today. This book explores the boxing...


The Devil and Bobby Hull

by Gare Joyce

An award-winning writer sets the record straight on hockey's forgotten golden boy--Bobby Hull

In his prime, few could dispute Bobby Hull's athletic brilliance--the first to have five 50-goal seasons, the highest...


A Clean Break: My Story

by Christophe Bassons, Beno¿t Hopquin & Peter Cossins

Christophe Bassons is a former professional cyclist. His career was a successful one albeit never in the full glare of the media. That all changed when, in 1998, the Festina doping scandal broke and Bassons...


George Raynor: The Greatest Coach England Never Had

by Ashley Hyne

The Guinness Book of Records called him the most successful football coach in history but English-born, George Raynor is the great unknown of British football. His remarkable successes (coaching 'amateur' Sweden...