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Scorecasting
Scorecasting
Written by Tobias Moskowitz and L. Jon Wertheim
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307591807
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Scorecasting
The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won
Written by Tobias Moskowitz and L. Jon Wertheim


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $15.00

In Scorecasting, University of Chicago behavioral economist Tobias Moskowitz teams up with veteran Sports Illustrated writer L. Jon Wertheim to overturn some of the most cherished truisms of sports, and reveal the hidden forces that shape how basketball, baseball, football, and hockey games are played, won and lost.

Drawing from Moskowitz's original... Read more >
Hagakure (Shambhala Pocket Classic)
Hagakure (Shambhala Pocket Classic)
Written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801873
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Hagakure (Shambhala Pocket Classic)
The Book of the Samurai
Written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $9.95

The seminal treatise on the code of the samurai--now available as a Shambhala Pocket Classic.

     Hagakure is a treatise on the samurai code written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, an eighteenth-century samurai. It's a guide, organized as a loose collection of thoughts, on how samurai should conduct themselves. This philosophy--bushido, or "the way of... Read more >
The Secret Race
The Secret Race
Written by Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345530424
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The Secret Race
Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France
Written by Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $16.00

“The holy grail for disillusioned cycling fans . . . The book’s power is in the collective details, all strung together in a story that is told with such clear-eyed conviction that you never doubt its veracity. . . . The Secret Race isn’t just a game changer for the Lance... Read more >
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Art of Peace
Art of Peace
Written by John Stevens
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780877738510
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Art of Peace

Written by John Stevens


Format: Trade Paperback0
On Sale: November 10, 1992
Price: $8.95

These inspirational teachings show that the real way of the warrior is based on compassion, wisdom, fearlessness, and love of nature. Drawn from the talks and writings of Morihei Ueshiba, founder of the popular Japanese martial art known as Aikido, The Art of Peace, presented here in a pocket-sized edition, offers... Read more >
Stan Musial
Stan Musial
Written by George Vecsey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345517074
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Stan Musial
An American Life
Written by George Vecsey


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $16.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
 
Veteran sports journalist George Vecsey finally gives this twenty-time All-Star and St. Louis Cardinals icon the biographical treatment he deserves. Stan Musial is the definitive portrait of one of the game’s best-loved but most unappreciated legends—told through the remembrances of those who played beside, worked with, and covered...

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The Backpacker's Field Manual, Revised and Updated
The Backpacker's Field Manual, Revised and Updated
Written by Rick Curtis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307956293
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The Backpacker's Field Manual, Revised and Updated
A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering Backcountry Skills
Written by Rick Curtis


Format: eBook0
On Sale: May 18, 2011
Price: $11.99

When it was first published in 1998, The Backpacker's Field Manual set the standard for comprehensive backpacking books. Now exhaustively updated to offer a more complete view of backpacking today, it covers the latest developments in gear—such as Global Positioning Systems and ultralight hiking equipment—first aid, and Leave No Trace comping... Read more >
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Hockey
Hockey
Written by Michael McKinley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771057694
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Hockey
A People's History
Written by Michael McKinley


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $45.00

Lavishly illustrated, beautifully designed, impeccably researched, and wonderfully written, Hockey: A People’s History is the altogether irresistible companion book to the CBC-Television series of the same name, airing in Fall 06. A must-have for every fan!

Hockey is not just Canada’s national game, it is part of every Canadian’s psyche, whether we... Read more >
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Against Football
Against Football
Written by Steve Almond
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612194158
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Against Football
One Fan's Reluctant Manifesto
Written by Steve Almond


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $22.95

A New York Times Best Seller

“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 years as a fan, he can no longer watch the game he still loves. Using a synthesis of memoir, reportage... Read more >
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Mickey and Willie
Mickey and Willie
Written by Allen Barra
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307716491
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Mickey and Willie
Mantle and Mays, the Parallel Lives of Baseball's Golden Age
Written by Allen Barra


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $15.00

Acclaimed sportswriter Allen Barra exposes the uncanny parallels--and lifelong friendship--between two of the greatest baseball players ever to take the field.

Culturally, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays were light-years apart. Yet they were nearly the same age and almost the same size, and they came to New York at the same... Read more >
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No Shortcuts to the Top
No Shortcuts to the Top
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767926416
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No Shortcuts to the Top
Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2006
Price: $11.99

This gripping and triumphant memoir from the author of The Mountain follows a living legend of extreme mountaineering as he makes his assault on history, one 8,000-meter summit at a time.

For eighteen years Ed Viesturs pursued climbing’s holy grail: to stand atop the world’s fourteen 8,000-meter peaks, without the aid of... Read more >
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