“a smorgasbord of baseball delights . . .”
“His memoir is both proud and self-effacing, candid and evasive, an artful nod to Shakespearean comedy and tragedy . . .”
“Humility, dignity, and character—those were Mays’ personal trademarks. He was an exemplary baseball player and is an exemplary citizen.”
Fiaz Rafiq is an award-winning sports and entertainment writer, author of oral biographies of such celebrities as Bruce Lee and Arnold Schwarzenegger, and the soon to be released My Brother, Mu
“Abramsky offers a fascinating portrait of the life of this forgotten sports heroine in fluid prose.”
Alan D. Gaff is, among other things, a prolific military historian with ten well-received books dealing with various military campaigns and subjects.
“Robert Fitts has made another important contribution to Japanese American history and to the role of baseball in that story, as well as to the history of the United States.”
Joseph Caldwell’s memoir In the Shadow of the Bridge is an intimate remembrance of gay things past, of the great loves of his life, and New York’s LGBTQ community, before Stonewall and dur
“a fun and inspiring read, not just for runners, but for anyone who believes in the healing power of the human-animal bond.”
“While many of the gymnasts gave statements at Nassar’s criminal sentencing, for some, The Girls offers them a first opportunity to speak.
“What you do in the darkness comes out in the light.”
“You all right, kid?” This is the question directed by Yogi Berra throughout his life to his son Dale.
It’s always best to write your memoir before someone writes your biography. Play Hungry joins a lineup of several books about Pete Rose.
“One can only imagine what the publication of Commander in Cheat will produce on the president’s Twitter feed.
When US Army Private Bowe Bergdahl went outside the wire of his military basecamp in Afghanistan in 2009, and wandered around to talk to the enemy, he was within hours captured by the Taliban.
“Those seeking an introduction to a pivotal era in pro football’s history, and three legendary coaches whose influence is still felt today, will find Guts and Genius to be a lively
“The Big Fella is an essential addition to the Babe Ruth canon.
“Pomerantz has created a fascinating and sympathetic portrait of a superstar athlete whose human sensitivities are on display and whose complexities are laid bare.”
Greg LeMond was a kid from outside Reno, NV, who joined an elite cycling team in France and went on to unseat Europe’s reigning champions in the sport.
“this book should become a fixture in the library of any baseball player or coach.”
“If you have any interest in Tiger Woods, golf, or the culture of celebrity and heroism, this volume will be worth your while.”
"Read this book. Do not wait until some modern Buffalo Bill makes this story into another epic movie about the West's greatest show!"
David Foster Wallace, a competitive tennis player in his youth, once wrote that “Top athletes are compelling because they embody the comparison-based achievement we Americans revere—fastest
Three of the most recognized letters in sport today are CTE, representing the brain disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Dr.
Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 transformed women’s sports in America and is now a familiar historical marker.