For the Sports Fan

Wish It Lasted Forever: Life with the Larry Bird Celtics Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982169978
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Published: Scribner - November 16th, 2021

For fans of the hit basketball documentary The Last Dance, and from award-winning Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy, a nostalgia-filled retelling of the Boston Celtics’ 1980s dominance, which featured the sublime play of NBA legend Larry Bird.

Today the NBA is a vast global franchise—a billion-dollar industry viewed by millions of fans in the United Sta


It's Better to Be Feared: The New England Patriots Dynasty and the Pursuit of Greatness Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781631498237
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Published: Liveright - October 12th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED • NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR
Kirkus Reviews • Best Nonfiction of the Year

“[H]onest, sprawling, meticulously reported, and beautifully written."
—Chad Finn, Boston Globe


The Baseball 100 Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781982180584
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - September 28th, 2021

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 rev


Where Tomorrows Aren't Promised: A Memoir of Survival and Hope Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982160593
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Published: Gallery Books - September 14th, 2021

From iconic NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony comes a New York Times bestselling memoir about growing up in the housing projects of Red Hook and Baltimore—a brutal world Where Tomorrows Aren’t Promised.

For a long time, Carmelo Anthony’s world wasn’t any larger than the view of the hoopers and hustlers he watched from the side window of his family&rsq


Powder Days: Ski Bums, Ski Towns and the Future of Chasing Snow Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781335081117
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Published: Hanover Square Press - November 9th, 2021

*An Outside Magazine Book Club Pick*

"A sparkling account."--Wall Street Journal

An electrifying adventure into the rich history of skiing and the modern heart of ski-bum culture, from one of America's most preeminent ski journalists


Why We Swim Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643751375
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 13th, 2021

“A fascinating and beautifully written love letter to water.


World of Sports: A Book for Sports Fans All Over the Globe Cover Image
By Ben Groundwater, Wenjia Tang (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781741176919
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Published: Hardie Grant - November 9th, 2021

Destination Sport is your guide to one of the world's great obsessions: to the teams, the games, the venues, the histories and the personalities that all come together to form something amazing. Matches that freeze economies. Races that stop nations. Rivalries that stretch back through centuries. This is the world of sport, electrifying and fascinating, thrilling and endlessly revealing.


The Forgotten First: Kenny Washington, Woody Strode, Marion Motley, Bill Willis, and the Breaking of the NFL Color Barrier Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538705483
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 21st, 2021

The unknown story of the Black pioneers who collectively changed the face of the NFL in 1946.

THE FORGOTTEN FIRST chronicles the lives of four incredible men, the racism they experienced as Black players entering a segregated sport, the burden of expectation they carried, and their many achievements, which would go on to affect football for generations to come.


Tall Men, Short Shorts: The 1969 NBA Finals: Wilt, Russ, Lakers, Celtics, and a Very Young Sports Reporter Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780385545198
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Published: Doubleday - July 13th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Big Bam
 
A clash of NBA titans. Seven riveting games. One young reporter. Welcome to the 1969 NBA Finals.


41-Love: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781640094765
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Published: Counterpoint - January 4th, 2022

A darkly funny sports memoir about a mid-life crisis, exercise addiction, tennis, and how to grow up when you really, really don't want to


Roadtrip America a Sports Fan's Guide to Route 66 (Scenic Side Trips #2) Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781945501739
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Published: Imbrifex Books - August 2nd, 2021

Get Your Balls, Bats, and Sticks on Route 66


Dynasties: The 10 G.O.A.T. Teams That Changed the NBA Forever Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780762496297
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 5th, 2021

Acclaimed sports journalist Marcus Thompson II picks the 10 teams that transformed basketball in this illustrated history of the NBA.  Love it or hate it, being dubbed a dynasty is one of the ultimate accomplishments in team sports.