“a fascinating and compelling story of a tragic hero and the fields on which he lived and played.”
“Even amid all his late-life venting in The Last Days, Geoff Dyer manages to please once again with his artful sentences and close observations.”
“a fascinating and well-written piece, capturing this moment in hockey history.
“Both well written and intriguing, this is hybrid memoir will stick in your memory long after you finish.”
Playmakers: How the NFL Really Works (And Doesn’t) is Mike Florio’s highly informative, entertaining, and provocative examination of what makes the NFL work and why at times it doesn’t wor
“this small volume offers a fascinating and remarkable story of one man’s love of sport, devotion to a team, and how that saves his life.”
In the past few months, there has been a plethora of reports from all levels and categories of sports, revealing case after case of racism, sexism, sexual harassment, sexual violence, misogyny, hom
“What is most heartening about the events described in The Kaepernick Effect is the sophistication of these young athletes and their commitment to the causes that have provoked the
“If you are a lover of the game of tennis, admire Rodger Federer, or want to know more about him, The Master is the book for you. . . .
“Sidecountry is a treat and an education about multiple aspects and the fundamental allure of sport and the amazing story of the human struggle.”
“Our Team gloriously chronicles the excruciating birth pains and exhilarating triumph of a ballclub that played an undervalued but coequal role in challenging major league baseball's instit
“a smorgasbord of baseball delights . . .”
“His memoir is both proud and self-effacing, candid and evasive, an artful nod to Shakespearean comedy and tragedy . . .”
“It is challenging to balance audience appeal in a book like this. One must please both casual fans and those already familiar with the game’s long history.
“Thank you, Megan Rapinoe, for a book that is so courageously honest, thought-provoking, informative, and inspiring.
“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
“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.”
“Olympic Pride, American Prejudice should not be read so much as a diatribe against racial inequity, although those evils are clearly outlined, but rather as a lif
“Although interesting and well-written, Tough Luck toggles to and fro throughout, alternating between the worlds of professional football and organized crime, and this approach bet
“Beautiful on the Outside is a fascinating study in motivation, concentration, and discipline, and one that has lessons for anyone in pursuit of excellence.
“Dr. Gelber adds to his account of sports his articulacy in medicine. That is what makes this work notable.”
“O’Callaghan has written a gripping and complex examination of the ways in which bigotry and self-hatred walk hand in hand, and the ways in which the snares we set for ourselves are often m
Everyone should speak baseball. There is something about the game that communicates ideas and feelings. The game is more than language. It might be a metaphor for life.
“NFL Century serves as a good primer for the league and a jumping off point for those who find the league interesting and would like to know more about its formation and developmen