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Southern Rambles for Londoners
Walk the English countryside with S.P.B Mais' famous 1948 guidebook!
Written by S. Mais


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $9.95

In 1948 with post-war Britain’s sense “dulled by traffic and by bombs”, this pocket-sized book was a clarion call for readers to rediscover the beauties of the idyllic English countryside. Published by Southern Railways, it recounts the joys of listening to birdsong, picking whortleberries, gazing at the clouds and "being genial"... Read more >
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Sports in America
Sports in America
Written by James A. Michener, Introduction by Steve Berry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151399
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Sports in America

Written by James A. Michener
Introduction by Steve Berry


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $12.99

Originally published in 1976, James A. Michener’s explosive, spectacular Sports in America is a prescient examination of the crisis in American sports that is still unfolding to this day. Pro basketball players are banned for narcotics use, while a Major League pitcher is arrested for smuggling drugs across the Mexican border... Read more >
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Walking with Jack
Walking with Jack
Written by Don J. Snyder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307951120
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Walking with Jack
A Father's Journey to Become His Son's Caddie
Written by Don J. Snyder


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $15.95

When Don Snyder was teaching the game of golf to his son, Jack, they made a pact: if Jack ever played on a pro golf tour, Don would walk beside him as his caddie. So when Jack developed into a standout college golfer years later, Don left the comfort of his...

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King of the World
King of the World
Written by David Remnick
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804173629
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King of the World
Muhammed Ali and the Rise of an American Hero
Written by David Remnick


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $13.99

There were mythic sports figures before him--Jack Johnson, Babe Ruth, Joe Louis, Joe DiMaggio--but when Cassius Clay burst onto the sports scene from his native Louisville in the 1950s, he broke the mold. He changed the world of sports and went on to change the world itself. As Muhammad Ali, he... Read more >
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Full Count
Full Count
Written by Jeff Blair
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345812544
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Full Count
Four Decades of Blue Jays Baseball
Written by Jeff Blair


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $21.00

From one of Canada's top baseball writers and radio hosts: a retrospective of the Toronto Blue Jays that comes more than 20 years after Joe Carter's World Series-winning home run. A must-have for all Blue Jays fans, and a great read for Toronto and Canadian sports fans in general.
     In Full... 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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A Nice Little Place on the North Side
A Nice Little Place on the North Side
Written by George Will, Read by Mark Deakins
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804166188
Our Price: $15.00

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A Nice Little Place on the North Side
Wrigley Field at One Hundred
Written by George Will
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $15.00

“George Will on baseball. Perfect.”—Los Angeles Times
 
In A Nice Little Place on the North Side, leading columnist George Will returns to baseball with a deeply personal look at his hapless Chicago Cubs and their often beatified home, Wrigley Field, as it turns one hundred years old. Baseball, Will argues, is full... Read more >
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A Nice Little Place on the North Side
A Nice Little Place on the North Side
Written by George Will
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349321
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A Nice Little Place on the North Side
Wrigley Field at One Hundred
Written by George Will


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $12.99

“George Will on baseball. Perfect.”—Los Angeles Times
 
In A Nice Little Place on the North Side, leading columnist George Will returns to baseball with a deeply personal look at his hapless Chicago Cubs and their often beatified home, Wrigley Field, as it turns one hundred years old. Baseball, Will argues, is full... Read more >
A Nice Little Place on the North Side
A Nice Little Place on the North Side
Written by George Will
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385349314
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A Nice Little Place on the North Side
Wrigley Field at One Hundred
Written by George Will


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $25.00

“George Will on baseball. Perfect.”—Los Angeles Times
 
In A Nice Little Place on the North Side, leading columnist George Will returns to baseball with a deeply personal look at his hapless Chicago Cubs and their often beatified home, Wrigley Field, as it turns one hundred years old. Baseball, Will argues, is full... Read more >
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Up, Up, and Away
Up, Up, and Away
Written by Jonah Keri
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307361356
Our Price: $32.00
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Up, Up, and Away
The Kid, the Hawk, Rock, Vladi, Pedro, le Grand Orange, Youppi!, the Crazy Business of Baseball, and the Ill-fated but Unforgettable Montreal Expos
Written by Jonah Keri


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $32.00

The definitive history of the Montreal Expos by the definitive Expos fan, the New York Times bestselling sportswriter and Grantland columnist Jonah Keri.
     2014 is the 20th anniversary of the strike that killed baseball in Montreal, and the 10th anniversary of the team's move to Washington, DC. But the memories aren't... Read more >
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Up, Up, and Away
The Kid, the Hawk, Rock, Vladi, Pedro, le Grand Orange, Youppi!, the Crazy Business of Baseball, and the Ill-fated but Unforgettable Montreal Expos
Written by Jonah Keri


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $14.99

The definitive history of the Montreal Expos by the definitive Expos fan, the New York Times bestselling sportswriter and Grantland columnist Jonah Keri.
     2014 is the 20th anniversary of the strike that killed baseball in Montreal, and the 10th anniversary of the team's move to Washington, DC. But the memories aren't... Read more >
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Class A
Class A
Written by Lucas Mann
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307949752
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Class A
Baseball in the Middle of Everywhere
Written by Lucas Mann


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $15.95

An unforgettable chronicle of a year of minor-league baseball in a small Iowa town that follows not only the travails of the players of the Clinton LumberKings but also the lives of their dedicated fans and of the town itself.
 
Award-winning essayist Lucas Mann delivers a powerful debut in his telling of the...

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Sammy Wong, All-American
Sammy Wong, All-American
Written by Charley Rosen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805456
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Sammy Wong, All-American

Written by Charley Rosen


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.95

Sammy Wong, All-American tells the tale of an Asian basketball player’s rise and stumble. American basketball may be among the most international of team sports, yet until recently Asians were unwelcome. On his high school, college, and professional teams, Sammy isn’t given much of a chance. Then when he does get... Read more >
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His Ownself
His Ownself
Written by Dan Jenkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385532259
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His Ownself
A Semi-Memoir
Written by Dan Jenkins


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $26.95

From Dan Jenkins—one of America’s most respected and acclaimed sportswriters and author of the bestselling novels Semi-Tough and Dead Solid Perfect—comes a colorful, sentimental, hilarious, and cantankerous memoir about his lifelong journey through the world of sports.


“Sometimes, I envy my own childhood,” says Dan Jenkins. Many can say that about Dan’s whole life. In His... Read more >
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His Ownself
His Ownself
Written by Dan Jenkins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385532266
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His Ownself
A Semi-Memoir
Written by Dan Jenkins


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $11.99

In His Ownself, Dan Jenkins takes us on a tour of his legendary career as a sportswriter and novelist. Here we see Dan's hone his craft, from his high school paper through to his first job at the Fort Worth Press and on to the glory days of Sports Illustrated. Whether... Read more >
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Sammy Wong, All-American

Written by Charley Rosen


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $14.95

Sammy Wong, All-American tells the tale of an Asian basketball player’s rise and stumble. American basketball may be among the most international of team sports, yet until recently Asians were unwelcome. On his high school, college, and professional teams, Sammy isn’t given much of a chance. Then when he does get... Read more >
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Sum It Up
Sum It Up
Written by Pat Head Summitt and Sally Jenkins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385347051
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Sum It Up
A Thousand and Ninety-Eight Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective
Written by Pat Head Summitt and Sally Jenkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $16.00

Pat Summitt, the all-time winningest coach in NCAA basketball history and bestselling author of Reach for the Summitt and Raise The Roof, tells for the first time her remarkable story of victory and resilience as well as facing down her greatest challenge: early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

Pat Summitt was only 21 when she... Read more >
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Bigger Than the Game
Bigger Than the Game
Written by Dirk Hayhurst
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780806534879
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Bigger Than the Game
Restitching a Major League Life
Written by Dirk Hayhurst


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $14.95

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Where Nobody Knows Your Name
Where Nobody Knows Your Name
Written by John Feinstein, Read by John Feinstein
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804192057
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Where Nobody Knows Your Name
Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball
Written by John Feinstein
Read by John Feinstein


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $40.00

From the acclaimed #1 bestselling author . . . a riveting journey through the world of minor-league baseball

“No one grows up playing baseball pretending that they’re pitching or hitting in Triple-A.” —Chris Schwinden, Triple-A pitcher

“If you don’t like it here, do a better job.” —Ron Johnson, Triple-A manager


John Feinstein gave readers an unprecedented view... Read more >
Where Nobody Knows Your Name
Where Nobody Knows Your Name
Written by John Feinstein, Read by John Feinstein
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804192064
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Where Nobody Knows Your Name
Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball
Written by John Feinstein
Read by John Feinstein


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $20.00

From the acclaimed #1 bestselling author . . . a riveting journey through the world of minor-league baseball

“No one grows up playing baseball pretending that they’re pitching or hitting in Triple-A.” —Chris Schwinden, Triple-A pitcher

“If you don’t like it here, do a better job.” —Ron Johnson, Triple-A manager


John Feinstein gave readers an unprecedented view... Read more >
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Where Nobody Knows Your Name
Where Nobody Knows Your Name
Written by John Feinstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385535946
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Where Nobody Knows Your Name
Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball
Written by John Feinstein


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $13.99

From the acclaimed #1 bestselling author . . . a riveting journey through the world of minor-league baseball

“No one grows up playing baseball pretending that they’re pitching or hitting in Triple-A.” —Chris Schwinden, Triple-A pitcher

“If you don’t like it here, do a better job.” —Ron Johnson, Triple-A manager


John Feinstein gave readers an unprecedented view... Read more >
Where Nobody Knows Your Name
Where Nobody Knows Your Name
Written by John Feinstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385535939
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Where Nobody Knows Your Name
Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball
Written by John Feinstein


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $26.95

From the acclaimed #1 bestselling author . . . a riveting journey through the world of minor-league baseball

“No one grows up playing baseball pretending that they’re pitching or hitting in Triple-A.” —Chris Schwinden, Triple-A pitcher

“If you don’t like it here, do a better job.” —Ron Johnson, Triple-A manager


John Feinstein gave readers an unprecedented view... Read more >
Who's on Worst?
Who's on Worst?
Written by Filip Bondy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307950413
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Who's on Worst?
The Lousiest Players, Biggest Cheaters, Saddest Goats and Other Antiheroes in Baseball History
Written by Filip Bondy


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $15.95

Who were the best ballplayers of all time? It's an endless question, but here's something much more fun: Who was the worst of all time? Who was the lousiest pitcher? The biggest goat? The most despicable owner? The most over-paid bum?
Finally, Filip Bondy answers these questions, wielding his own brand...

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Body Sculpting with Kettlebells for Men
The Complete Strength and Conditioning Plan - Includes Over 75 Exercises plus Daily Workouts and Nutrition for Maximum Results
Written by Roger Hall
Photographed by Catarina Astrom
Foreword by James Villepigue and Hugo Rivera


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $12.99

The complete guide to body sculpting with kettlebells.

Unlike traditional dumbbells, the true power of the kettlebell lies in its unique shape. Because the kettlebell's center of mass is extended beyond the hand, more muscle groups are utilized in the swinging and movement of a kettlebell as opposed to the lifting of... Read more >
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Body Sculpting with Kettlebells for Men
Body Sculpting with Kettlebells for Men
Written by Roger Hall, Photographed by Catarina Astrom, Foreword by James Villepigue and Hugo Rivera
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781578264780
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Body Sculpting with Kettlebells for Men
The Complete Strength and Conditioning Plan - Includes Over 75 Exercises plus Daily Workouts and Nutrition for Maximum Results
Written by Roger Hall
Photographed by Catarina Astrom
Foreword by James Villepigue and Hugo Rivera


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $19.95

The complete guide to body sculpting with kettlebells.

Unlike traditional dumbbells, the true power of the kettlebell lies in its unique shape. Because the kettlebell's center of mass is extended beyond the hand, more muscle groups are utilized in the swinging and movement of a kettlebell as opposed to the lifting of... Read more >
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