Sports

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JOY OF BASKETBALL: AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE MODERN GAME

Written by Kuo, Andrew
A vibrant, unconventional, highly opinionated guide to the triumphs, joys, struggles, and heartbreaks of the modern era of the game, for every obsessive basketball fan who loves to hate hot takes The Joy of Basketball celebrates the meteoric rise of basketball over the last quarter century by ignoring the bland, traditionalist binary of wins or losses.
November 9, 2021 | Hardcover | Abrams Image |
$27.99
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PUSH: J. GRANT BRITTAIN: '80S SKATEBOARDING

The dynamic images from the analog era found in Behind the Lens demonstrate why Grant Brittain has become one of the most widely-recognized skateboard photographers on the planet. Brittain has been at the epicenter of California skateboarding since landing a job at Del Mar Skate Ranch in 1978.
November 30, 2021 | Hardcover | Gingko Press |
$50.00
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BORN ON THE LINKS: A CONCISE HISTORY OF GOLF

Written by Williamson, John
Golf has been around for over 600 years, its origins tracing back to the links in Scotland in the fifteenth century. Since then, the game has spread worldwide, with millions of fans and players from all walks of life. Born on the Links: A Concise History of Golf encompasses the entire history of this popular sport, from the fifteenth century up to the present.
October 15, 2021 | Paperback | Lyons Press | 288 Pages |
$19.95
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MAN O'WAR: RACEHORSE OF THE CENTURY

Written by Bowen, Edward L
Man o' War has been acclaimed as the greatest racehorse of all time, and nearly three-quarters of a century after his death his legend continues to grow. In Man o' War, veteran racing historian Edward L.
May 1, 2022 | Paperback | Eclipse Press | 160 Pages |
$19.95
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FOOTBALL

Written by Yakich, Mark
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. When is the "beautiful game" at its most beautiful? How does football function as a lens through which so many view their daily lives? What's right in front of fans that they never see?
January 13, 2022 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Academic | 160 Pages |
$14.95
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1001 CHESS EXERCISES FOR CLUB PLAYERS: THE TACTICS WORKBOOK THAT ALSO EXPLAINS ALL KEY CONCEPTS

Written by Erwich, Frank
Chess is 99% tactics. This celebrated observation is not only true for beginners, but also for club players (Elo 1500 - 2000). If you want to win more games, nothing works better than training your combination skills. There are two types of books on tactics: those that introduce the concepts followed by some examples, and workbooks that contain lots of exercises.
June 15, 2019 | Paperback | New in Chess | 160 Pages |
$18.95
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1001 CHESS EXERCISES FOR BEGINNERS: THE TACTICS WORKBOOK THAT EXPLAINS THE BASIC CONCEPTS, TOO

Written by Messa, Roberto
Chess is 99% tactics! This well-known maxim may sound strange but is really just an exaggerated basic truth: if you want to win more games, nothing works better than training combinations. Solving many tactical puzzles is what makes the difference for beginners and casual players.
June 16, 2012 | Paperback | New in Chess | 144 Pages |
$17.95
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MARADONA: THE HAND OF GOD

Written by Burns, Jimmy
The definitive biography of Maradona, fully updated with new material following his death in 2020. Anyone doubting that Diego Maradona was more than just a soccer player had only to witness the outpourings after his death on November 25th 2020.
November 16, 2021 | PB | Bloomsbury Publishing |
$18.00
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MIKE TYSON: 1981-1991

Written by Grinker, Lori
Collection of never before seen photographs showing a very little known side of Mike Tyson at his prime and peaking the 1980's and 1990's, in and out of the ring, sometimes with epic legends. It all began with an art school photography assignment: Lori Grinker was shooting a project on young boxers under the guidance of the legendary trainer Cus D'Amato.
December 14, 2021 | Hardcover | powerHouse Books | 160 Pages |
$45.00
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BASEBALL 100

Written by Posnanski, Joe
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "An instant sports classic." --New York Post * "Stellar." --The Wall Street Journal * "A true masterwork...880 pages of sheer baseball bliss." --BookPage (starred review) * "This is a remarkable achievement." --Publishers Weekly (starred review) A magnum opus from acclaimed baseball writer Joe Posnanski,
September 28, 2021 | Hardcover | Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster |
$40.00

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