• Bike Nation: How Cycling Can Save the World
    Bike Nation: How Cycling Can Save the World
    ISBN: 9781911214946
    Title: Bike Nation: How Cycling Can Save the World
    Author: WALKER PETER


    A revolution on the roads is approaching. Is it time for drivers to Give Way? Guardian news correspondent, Peter Walker, takes us on a journey around the world, exploring the varying attitudes to cycling on our highways.


    Visit the shining examples of Amsterdam and Copenhagen, where cycling culture is an intrinsic part of the approach of politicians and officials. How have these cities made provision for cyclists and what are the extraordinary benefits?


    And then take to the less welcoming roads of Britain, USA and Australia, where cycling can still be a terrifying experience. What are the tragic mistakes being made when planning and developing cities, and how do these mistakes lead to aggression towards the cycling community?


    Millions of us find ourselves frustrated by the motor mentality and fighting for our rights to ride. This brilliant, shocking investigation will prepare you with all you need to know to confidently claim your place on the road.



    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • Bike Repair Manual
    Bike Repair Manual
    ISBN: 9781409365242
    Title: Bike Repair Manual
    Author: SIDWELLS CHRIS

    From mountain bikes and road racers to hybrid and leisure bikes find out how to keep yours in peak condition. Fully updated encyclopedic insight into how a bicycle works and how to maintain it for beginners and dedicated cyclists. & Clear, jargon-free advice steers you through a complete maintenance programmeGet up to speed with the hottest developments and pick up the latest in gear-shifter technology, new maintenance techniques for disc brakes and hints and tips for mountain-bike suspension.Pocket-sized manual with flaps to easily mark your page - perfect for when you're on the road.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $26.00
    $26.00
  • Bike Snob
    Bike Snob
    ISBN: 9781742700021
    Title: Bike Snob
    Author: BIKE SNOB NYC

    Cycling is exploding - in a good way. Urbanites everywhere, from ironic hipsters to earth-conscious commuters, are taking to the bike like aquatic mammals to water. BikeSnobNYC - cycling's most prolific, well-known, hilarious, and anonymous blogger - brings a fresh and humorous perspective to the most important vehicle to hit personal transportation since the horse. BIKE SNOB treats readers to a laugh-out-loud rant and rave about the world of bikes and their riders, and offers a unique look at the ins and outs of cycling, from its history and hallmarks to its wide range of bizarre practitioners. Throughout, the author lampoons the missteps, pretensions, and absurdities of bike culture while maintaining a contagious enthusiasm for cycling itself. BIKE SNOB is an essential volume for anyone who knows, is, or wants to become a cyclist.


    Format: Hardback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Bike: Keeping Fit, Fun & Easy Maintenance
    Bike: Keeping Fit, Fun & Easy Maintenance
    ISBN: 9781786640840
    Title: Bike: Keeping Fit, Fun & Easy Maintenance
    Author: NORTH DAVID

    This invaluable new guide takes you through all the benefits of bike riding, along with everything you need to know to get pedalling: how to choose your bike - with the differences between types, such as hybrid and racer; how to choose your helmet, clothing and other accessories; and, care and maintenance. Step-by-step photographs complement the clear and practical text, to make this an ideal guide for all levels of cyclist. There have never been more reasons to hop into the saddle: not only is it fun, healthy and speedy, it is the ultimate environmentally-friendly way to travel. Governments are making it more appealing all the time, with dedicated cycle lanes springing up all over the country and subsidised cycle purchase schemes, so here's a fantastic, practical guide to cover all your needs.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Bill Lawry: Chasing a Century
    Bill Lawry: Chasing a Century
    ISBN: 9781743793541
    Title: Bill Lawry: Chasing a Century
    Author: LAWRY BILL

    Bill Lawry will always be one of the most iconic figures of Australian cricket. Whether you remember him best as the famously relentless batsman, stonewalling captain, or excitable, beloved commentator – Lawry has been at the heart of the game for almost sixty years.

    Bill Lawry: Chasing a Century tells the story of his stellar cricketing career – from his youth in district cricket and his debut in the Australian team in 1961, a year in which he exceeded a staggering 2000 runs in his first tour of England; through the sixty-seven Australian Tests he played as opening batsman and his leadership in the captaincy of the Australian team; to his incontestable reign as one of the original voices of cricket.

    Here, tales from colleagues, players, cricket writers and those who listened to his broadcasts every summer, bring Lawry’s career to life and remind us of the colossal contribution this left-handed legend has made to Australian cricket.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $50.00
    $50.00
  • Bill Pratney: Never Say Die
    Bill Pratney: Never Say Die
    ISBN: 9780958267328
    Title: Bill Pratney: Never Say Die
    Author: ROBINSON JIM

    Bill Pratney's cycling career began in 1926 at the age of 17 and spanned and astounding seven decades. He won an array of championship titles, from one-mile to 120-mile. He triumphed in numerous classic races and became New Zealand's greatest Maori cyclists.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
  • Billionaire & the Mechanic: How Larry Ellison & a Car Mechanic Teamed Up to Win Sailing's Greatest Race, the America's Cup
    Billionaire & the Mechanic: How Larry Ellison & a Car Mechanic Teamed Up to Win Sailing's Greatest Race, the America's Cup
    ISBN: 9780802121356
    Title: Billionaire & the Mechanic: How Larry Ellison & a Car Mechanic Teamed Up to Win Sailing's Greatest Race, the America's Cup
    Author: GUTHRIE JULIAN

    In 2002, Larry Ellison, CEO of the Oracle Corporation, decided he would mount a challenge for America's Cup, the oldest trophy in American sports. Readers are taken deep inside the design and building of astonishing boats and into the lives of the athletes who race them.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $28.00
    $28.00
  • Billionaire & the Mechanic: How Larry Ellison & a Car Mechanic Teamed Up to Win Sailing's Greatest Race, the America's Cup
    Billionaire & the Mechanic: How Larry Ellison & a Car Mechanic Teamed Up to Win Sailing's Greatest Race, the America's Cup
    ISBN: 9780802121363
    Title: Billionaire & the Mechanic: How Larry Ellison & a Car Mechanic Teamed Up to Win Sailing's Greatest Race, the America's Cup
    Author: GUTHRIE JULIAN

    The America's Cup, first awarded in 1851, is the oldest trophy in international sports, and one of the most hotly contested. In 2000, Larry Ellison, co-founder and billionaire CEO of Oracle Corporation, decided to run for the coveted prize and found an unlikely partner in Norbert Bajurin, a car radiator mechanic who had recently been named Commodore of the blue collar Golden Gate Yacht Club.

    Julian Guthrie's "The Billionaire and the Mechanic" tells the incredible story of the partnership between Larry and Norbert, their unsuccessful runs for the Cup in 2003 and 2007, and their victory in 2010. With unparalleled access to Ellison and his team, Guthrie takes listeners inside the design and building process of these astonishing boats, and the management of the passionate athletes who race them. She traces the bitter rivalries between Oracle and their competitors, including Swiss billionaire Ernesto Bertarelli's Team Alinghi, and throws listeners into exhilarating races from Australia and New Zealand to Valencia, Spain.

    With new television coverage and huge media, the America's Cup is poised to be bigger than ever, and "The Billionaire and the Mechanic" is a must-listen for anyone interested in the race or this remarkable story.



    Format: Paperback
    Price: $35.00

    $35.00
  • Billy Slater Autobiography
    Billy Slater Autobiography
    ISBN: 9780143782452
    Title: Billy Slater Autobiography
    Author: SLATER BILLY; HINDS RICHARD

    During a long and decorated career with the Melbourne Storm, Queensland and Australia, Billy Slater has forged a reputation as not merely one of rugby league's great fullbacks, but as one of the best players in the game's long history. Slater's story is that of a young country recruit with superb natural talent who rose quickly to the top level, playing with the Storm after just one pre-season in Melbourne and starring for Queensland during just his second season in the NRL. But inside the player who has scored so many audacious tries on the game's biggest stages is a fierce competitive drive and a relentless work ethic, one inherited from parents who worked tirelessly to provide for their two children. In his fourteen years in the NRL, Slater has been confronted by the Melbourne Storm salary cap scandal, career-threatening injuries, the disappointment of lost grand finals, a game-losing mistake with the Kangaroos and accusations about his allegedly rough style of play. Slater has emerged not merely as a great of the game, but as an even more resilient character, a respected spokesman for his sport, a devoted husband and father, and - in a moment of emotional vindication - a member of the Storm's defiant 2012 premiership team. Billy's story is told with contributions from Slater's family, as well as other rugby league legends like Cooper Cronk, Craig Bellamy, Darren Lockyer and Cameron Smith.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $50.00
    $50.00
  • Black Boots: NZ Rugby Legends
    Black Boots: NZ Rugby Legends
    ISBN: 9781869539948
    Title: Black Boots: NZ Rugby Legends
    Author: GIFFORD PHIL

    Over 200 photographs from a classic era of NZ rugby - 1950s-early 1990s, many unusual images from behind the scenes. Fascinating (and funny) captions from renowned rugby writer Phil Gifford. Perfect gift for the nostalgia-loving rugby fan - will bring back many great memories of AB greats and tours.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $50.00
    $50.00
  • Black Gold  100 Years of Nz at the Olympic Games   a Statistical Record
    Black Gold 100 Years of Nz at the Olympic Games a Statistical Record
    ISBN: 9780473133672
    Title: Black Gold 100 Years of Nz at the Olympic Games a Statistical Record
    Author: PALENSKI RON


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • Black Gold Nz at the Olympic Games: a Statistical Record
    Black Gold Nz at the Olympic Games: a Statistical Record
    ISBN: 9780473210748
    Title: Black Gold Nz at the Olympic Games: a Statistical Record
    Author: PALENSKI RON & NZ SPORTS HALL OF FAME STAF


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $15.00
    $15.00
  • Blade Runner: My Story
    Blade Runner: My Story
    ISBN: 9780753540855
    Title: Blade Runner: My Story
    Author: PISTORIUS OSCAR

    Blade Runner is the inspirational memoir of Oscar Pistorius. Discover his incredible, emotional journey from disabled toddler to international sports phenomenon.

    At eleven months old, Oscar Pistorius had both his legs amputated below the knee. His mother wrote a letter to be read by Oscar when he was grown up: 'A loser is not one who runs last in the race. It is the one who sits and watches, and has never tried to run.'

    On discovering that their son had been born with no fibulae, Oscar's parents made the difficult decision to have both his legs amputated, giving him the best possible chance of a normal life. Oscar received his first pair of prosthetic legs at just seventeen months, made specifically for him. From then on he became invincible: running, climbing and, with the encouragement of his older brother, getting into any mischief he could.

    Throughout the course of his life Oscar has battled to overcome extraordinary difficulties to prove that, with the right attitude, anything is possible. Now a world-renowned athlete holding two Paralympic world records for the 100m and 200m, Oscar faces his ultimate fight: to fulfil the dream of competing at the 2012 Olympics.

    Blade Runner charts the extraordinary development of one of the most gifted sportsmen and inspirational figures on the planet -- from immobilized child to world-class sprinter.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $29.00
    $29.00
  • Blind Side Evolution of a Game
    Blind Side Evolution of a Game
    ISBN: 9780393330472
    Title: Blind Side Evolution of a Game
    Author: LEWIS MICHAEL

    It's not a jock book. It's not a sociology book. It's a storybook about modern society, ancient virtues, and the power of love, money and talent to do a little good--Jay Hancock, Baltimore Sun. One day Michael Oher will be among the most highly paid athletes in the National Football League. When we first meet him, he is one of thirteen children by a mother addicted to crack; he does not know his real name, his father, his birthday, or how to read or write. He takes up football, and school, after a rich, white, evangelical family plucks him from the streets. Then two great forces alter Oher: the family's love and the evolution of professional football itself into a game in which the quarterback must be protected at any cost. Our protagonist becomes the priceless package of size, speed, and agility necessary to guard the quarterback's greatest vulnerability: his blind side.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • Blood Iron & Gold How the Railways Transformed the World
    Blood Iron & Gold How the Railways Transformed the World
    ISBN: 9781848871700
    Title: Blood Iron & Gold How the Railways Transformed the World
    Author: WOLMAR CHRISTIAN

    This is a Christmas hardback with tremendous sales potential. "Blood, Iron and Gold" tells the dramatic story of the people and events that shaped the world's railways, stimulating economic growth and social change on an unprecedented scale. The opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway in 1830 marked the beginning of a revolution in transportation.

    "Blood, Iron and Gold" reveals the huge impact of the railways as they spread rapidly across the world, linking cities that had hitherto been isolated, stimulating both economic growth and social change on an unprecedented scale. From Panama to the Punjab, Tasmania to Turin, Christian Wolmar describes the vision and determination of the pioneers who developed railways that would one day span continents, as well as the labour of the navvies who endured horrific conditions to build this global network. Wolmar shows how the rise of the train stimulated daring feats of engineering, architectural innovation and the rapid movement of people and goods around the world.

    He shows how cultures were enriched - and destroyed - by the unrelenting construction and how they had a vital role in civil conflict, as well as in two world wars. Indeed, "Blood, Iron and Gold" reveals that the global expansion of the railways was key to the spread of modernity and the making of the modern world.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $70.00
    $70.00
  • Blood, Sweat & Treason
    Blood, Sweat & Treason
    ISBN: 9781907637292
    Title: Blood, Sweat & Treason
    Author: OLONGA HENRY

    'Blood, Sweat and Treason' tells the story of Henry Olonga, the former Zimbabwean cricketer who was forced to flee his homeland after being sentenced to death for a 'black armband' protest against Robert Mugabe at the 2003 World Cup.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $29.00
    $29.00
  • Blow Me Socks Off
    Blow Me Socks Off
    ISBN: 9781877566202
    Title: Blow Me Socks Off
    Author: DAY MARION

    Blow Me Socks Off! comes hot on the heels of the popular youth hunting book, Cor Blimey, Mate.There's even more action, more fun and fright, more blood and guts, more adventure... In this follow-up book of hunting stories, you'll dart to and from the known to the great unknown. At times all that will stand out are the whites of your eyes and the sweat on your brow, your heart beating hard..... publishing information.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • Blue Book : a History of Western Province Cricket 1890 - 2011
    Blue Book : a History of Western Province Cricket 1890 - 2011
    ISBN: 9781920196400
    Title: Blue Book : a History of Western Province Cricket 1890 - 2011
    Author: ODENDAAL ANDRE ET AL

    This book provides the first comprehensive and complete history of Western Province cricket and the Cape Cobras in the 121 years from 1890 to 2011.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $72.00
    $72.00
  • Blueprint: LeBron James, Cleveland's Deliverance, & the Making of the Modern NBA
    Blueprint: LeBron James, Cleveland's Deliverance, & the Making of the Modern NBA
    ISBN: 9781524741907
    Title: Blueprint: LeBron James, Cleveland's Deliverance, & the Making of the Modern NBA
    Author: LLOYD JASON

    June 19, 2016: the greatest moment in Cleveland sports history, when the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA Finals and broke the Cleveland Curse. It was the triumph fans had been waiting fifty-two years for, and it wasn't easy to get there--but thanks to LeBron James, an audacious plan to build a winning team, a couple of maverick GMs, and an incredible community of fans, it happened; and 2016 saw the birth of a new Cavaliers dynasty.

    But how did they get there? It was a roller-coaster ride from tragedy to triumph, one that Jason Lloyd, a longtime Northeast Ohio resident turned reporter for the Akron Beacon Journal, got to see firsthand. He was witness to the Blueprint, as he calls it, which the Cavs put together to win their star player back from Miami and build a team that could win the ultimate championship. It incorporated several losing seasons, some highrisk draft picks, and an entirely new understanding of how to build a championship team.

    The best part of the plan is that it worked, culminating in the most exciting Finals series in NBA history. And, most important, the end of the Cleveland Curse. Jason Lloyd, a true insider, tells the story of how the NBA really works, and how everyone--from the front office to the stars on the court to the new generation of coaches--worked together to create an unforgettable winning team. The Blueprint is an unputdownable, must-have book for every LeBron, Cavs, and NBA fan.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $50.00
    $50.00
  • Bluffer's Guide to Rugby Instant Wit and Wisdom
    Bluffer's Guide to Rugby Instant Wit and Wisdom
    ISBN: 9781785215681
    Title: Bluffer's Guide to Rugby Instant Wit and Wisdom
    Author: GAUGE STEVEN

    Instantly acquire all the knowledge you need to pass as an expert in the world of rugby with Bluffer's Guide to Rugby. Know what to say and what to do in the company of rugby fans, and what excuses to make when the drinking games start. On the field of play, never again confuse a Garryowen with a grubber, a blindside with an eye gouge, or a spear tackle with a turnover. Bask in the admiration of your fellow rugby lovers as you pronounce confidently on the chances of your team trouncing the opposition, impress them with your seemingly extensive knowledge of the game's labyrinthine rules and tactics, and make sure that you're well versed in the difference between the two 'codes' of rugby league and rugby union. Above all, know that the game originated thanks in part to a blatant display of cheating.


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $15.00
    $15.00
  • BMW 5 Series (E34) Service Manual 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 1995 525i, 530i, 535i, 540i, Including Touring
    BMW 5 Series (E34) Service Manual 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 1995 525i, 530i, 535i, 540i, Including Touring
    ISBN: 9780837616971
    Title: BMW 5 Series (E34) Service Manual 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 1995 525i, 530i, 535i, 540i, Including Touring
    Author: BENTLEY PUBLISHERS

    The BMW 5 Series (E34) Service Manual: 1989-1995 is a comprehensive, single source of service information and specifications specifically for BMW 5 Series from 1989 to 1995. The aim throughout this manual has been simplicity, clarity and completeness, with practical explanations, step-by-step procedures and accurate specifications. Whether you're a professional or a do-it-yourself BMW owner, this manual will help you understand, care for and repair your E34 5 Series.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $165.00
    $165.00
  • Bmw E30-3 Series Restoration Bible
    Bmw E30-3 Series Restoration Bible
    ISBN: 9781855206786
    Title: Bmw E30-3 Series Restoration Bible
    Author: EVERETT ANDREW


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $61.00
    $61.00
  • Boat
    Boat
    ISBN: 9781921383403
    Title: Boat
    Author: GRIFFITHS SIMON

    The Boat — a vessel for escape, adventure, trade and travel. This mode of transport is one of infinite variety and inspires serious passion, whether made of workmanlike bolted steel, sleek modern fibreglass or lovingly hand-burnished timber.

    Photographer Simon Griffiths has paced docksides and jetties all over Australia to bring us this stunning salute to the character and craftsmanship of all sorts of boats and boatbuilders — from old whaling boats to elegant yachts, from fishing dinghies to paddle steamers, rowboats and ferries.


    Format: Hardback
    Price: $48.00
    $48.00
  • Boaties Tales Amazing Stories from Nz & the World of Boating
    Boaties Tales Amazing Stories from Nz & the World of Boating
    ISBN: 9780986468414
    Title: Boaties Tales Amazing Stories from Nz & the World of Boating
    Author: JESSUP PETER

    Boaties' Tales is a collection of weird, wonderful and often hilarious stories about man's obsession with staying afloat - whether it's aboard a yacht, supertanker, fishing trawler or in the humble tinny. Author and veteran journalist Peter Jessup shares a lifetime of boating yarns from New Zealand and afar.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • Boating Survival Guide
    Boating Survival Guide
    ISBN: 9781741174434
    Title: Boating Survival Guide
    Author: KING DOUG

    Australia and boating go hand in hand. And it's no wonder, really. Aside from being surrounded by water, we have an abundance of protected bays, inlets, great rivers, inland lakes and dams that are all waiting to be explored and enjoyed. Boating can open up whole new worlds and can take you places that are not otherwise accessible. Boating is also the gateway to a wide range of activities including fishing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, diving and cruising. So what are you waiting for? Start your boating adventures with this book, whether you're just looking at buying your first boat or you're an experienced boatie. Written by boating instructor Doug King, BOATING SURVIVAL GUIDE includes hints, checklists, photos, case studies and examples that will easily take you from theory to practice on the water.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • Body by Science: a Research-based Program for Strength Training, Body Building, & Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week
    Body by Science: a Research-based Program for Strength Training, Body Building, & Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week
    ISBN: 9780071597173
    Title: Body by Science: a Research-based Program for Strength Training, Body Building, & Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week
    Author: LITTLE JOHN

    Building muscle has never been faster or easier than with this revolutionary once-a-week training program

    In "Body By Science," bodybuilding powerhouse John Little teams up with fitness medicine expert Dr. Doug McGuff to present a scientifically proven formula for maximizing muscle development in just 12 minutes a week. Backed by rigorous research, the authors prescribe a weekly high-intensity program for increasing strength, revving metabolism, and building muscle for a total fitness experience.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $44.00

    $44.00
  • Bodyline Autopsy the Full Story of the Most Sensational Test Cricket Series Australia V England 1932-33
    Bodyline Autopsy the Full Story of the Most Sensational Test Cricket Series Australia V England 1932-33
    ISBN: 9781854109316
    Title: Bodyline Autopsy the Full Story of the Most Sensational Test Cricket Series Australia V England 1932-33
    Author: FRITH DAVID


    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $32.00
    $32.00
  • Bodyline Hypocrisy: Conversations With Harold Larwood
    Bodyline Hypocrisy: Conversations With Harold Larwood
    ISBN: 9781909178458
    Title: Bodyline Hypocrisy: Conversations With Harold Larwood
    Author: ARNOLD MICHAEL

    This fresh analysis of the England - Australia 'Bodyline Controversy' of 1932-33 uncovers hypocrisy on both sides of the furore, drawing on interviews with English 'villain of the piece', Harold Larwood. The book analyses the influence of Australian culture on events, and on distortions previously accepted as fact. Times change and truth emerges.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
  • Bold Beyond Belief Bill Denz
    Bold Beyond Belief Bill Denz
    ISBN: 9780473195595
    Title: Bold Beyond Belief Bill Denz
    Author: MAXIM PAUL


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $50.00
    $50.00
  • Bolt Supremacy: Inside Jamaica's Sprint Factory
    Bolt Supremacy: Inside Jamaica's Sprint Factory
    ISBN: 9780224092319
    Title: Bolt Supremacy: Inside Jamaica's Sprint Factory
    Author: MOORE RICHARD

    Beijing 2008, the 100 meters final: Usain Bolt slows down, beats his chest, meters clear of his nearest rival, his face filled with the euphoria of a young man utterly in thrall to his extraordinary physical talent. Of the 10 fastest 100-meters times in history, eight belong to Jamaicans. How is it that a small Caribbean island has come to almost totally dominate the men s and women s sprint events?" "This book opens the doors to a community where sprinting permeates conversations and interactions; where the high school championships are watched by 35,000 screaming fans; where identity, success, and status are forged on the track, and where making it is a pass to a world of adoration and lucrative contracts. In such a society there can be the incentive for some to cheat. There are those who attribute Jamaican success to something beyond talent and hard work. Award-winning writer Richard Moore doesn t shy away from difficult questions as he travels the country speaking to anti-doping agencies, scientists, and sceptics as well as to coaches, gurus, superstar athletes, and those desperate to become the next big thing. Peeling back the layers, Moore reveals the secrets of Usain Bolt and the Jamaican sprint factory."

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00

    $30.00
  • Book of Heroes or a Sporting Half Century
    Book of Heroes or a Sporting Half Century
    ISBN: 9781907595196
    Title: Book of Heroes or a Sporting Half Century
    Author: BARNES SIMON

    Simon Barnes brings together his 50 sporting heroes of the last 50 years and looks at what it is that elevates them to a state of grace and greatness. Barnes identifies the special alchemy that sets these 40 men, seven women and three horses apart and places them in their own race - the race of heroes.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy a Journey to the Heart of Cricket's Underworld
    Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy a Journey to the Heart of Cricket's Underworld
    ISBN: 9781408838525
    Title: Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy a Journey to the Heart of Cricket's Underworld
    Author: HAWKINS ED

    'The most explosive book yet about corruption in cricket' Lawrence Booth, editor of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

    A startling and powerful journey to the very core of India's illegal bookmaking industry that exposes the scale of corruption and the match-fixing that now runs rife throughout world cricket.

    For several years Ed Hawkins made friends with India's illegal bookmakers - men who boast turnover of hundreds of millions of dollars per cricket match - as well as the corruption officers of the International Cricket Council who are trying to shut them down. It's a shady world and rumours abound. But then Hawkins receives a message that changes everything and he decides it is time to expose the truth behind match-fixing.

    Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy is a story featuring politicians, governing bodies, illegal bookmakers and powerless players - as well as corruption, intimidation and even suicide. It is a story that touches all cricket-playing nations around the world. It is a story that every cricket fan must read. You might never again watch a cricket match without suspicion...


    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $37.00
    $37.00
  • Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy: a Journey to the Heart of Cricket's Underworld
    Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy: a Journey to the Heart of Cricket's Underworld
    ISBN: 9781408169964
    Title: Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy: a Journey to the Heart of Cricket's Underworld
    Author: HAWKINS ED

    A startling and powerful journey to the very core of India's illegal bookmaking industry that exposes the scale of corruption and the match-fixing that now runs rife throughout world cricket. For several years Ed Hawkins made friends with India's illegal bookmakers - men who boast turnover of hundreds of millions of dollars per cricket match - as well as the corruption officers of the International Cricket Council who are trying to shut them down. It's a shady world and rumours abound. But then Hawkins receives a message that changes everything and he decides it is time to expose the truth behind match-fixing.Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy is a story featuring politicians, governing bodies, illegal bookmakers and powerless players - as well as corruption, intimidation and even suicide. It is a story that touches all cricket-playing nations around the world. It is a story that every cricket fan must read. You might never again watch a cricket match without suspicion...

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • Boom Town The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, Its Chaotic Founding, Its Apocalyptic Weather, Its Purloined...
    Boom Town The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, Its Chaotic Founding, Its Apocalyptic Weather, Its Purloined...
    ISBN: 9780804137317
    Title: Boom Town The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, Its Chaotic Founding, Its Apocalyptic Weather, Its Purloined...
    Author: ANDERSON SAM

    Award-winning journalist Sam Anderson's long-awaited debut is a brilliant, kaleidoscopic narrative of Oklahoma City--a great American story of civics, basketball, and destiny.

    Oklahoma City was born from chaos. It was founded in a bizarre but momentous "Land Run" in 1889, when thousands of people lined up along the borders of Oklahoma Territory and rushed in at noon to stake their claims. Since then, it has been a city torn between the wild energy that drives its outsized ambitions, and the forces of order that seek sustainable progress. Nowhere was this dynamic better realized than in the drama of the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team's 2012-13 season, when the Thunder's brilliant general manager, Sam Presti, ignited a firestorm by trading future superstar James Harden just days before the first game. Presti's all-in gamble on "the Process"--the patient, methodical management style that dictated the trade as the team's best hope for long-term greatness--kicked off a pivotal year in the city's history, one that would include pitched battles over urban planning, a series of cataclysmic tornadoes, and the frenzied hope that an NBA championship might finally deliver the glory of which the city had always dreamed.

    Boom Town
    announces the arrival of an exciting literary voice. Sam Anderson, former book critic for New York magazine and now a staff writer at the New York Times magazine, unfolds an idiosyncratic mix of American history, sports reporting, urban studies, gonzo memoir, and much more to tell the strange but compelling story of an American city whose unique mix of geography and history make it a fascinating microcosm of the democratic experiment. Filled with characters ranging from NBA superstars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook; to Flaming Lips oddball frontman Wayne Coyne; to legendary Great Plains meteorologist Gary England; to Stanley Draper, Oklahoma City's would-be Robert Moses; to civil rights activist Clara Luper; to the citizens and public servants who survived the notorious 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah federal building, Boom Town offers a remarkable look at the urban tapestry woven from control and chaos, sports and civics.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $58.00

    $58.00
  • Born to Fight
    Born to Fight
    ISBN: 9780733634628
    Title: Born to Fight
    Author: HUNT MARK & MCKELVEY BEN

    A powerful story of sadness, hope, pride, honour and triumph from the real-life Rocky!

    Raw, confronting and honest, UFC champion Mark Hunt's inspiring autobiography shows it is possible to defy the odds and carve a better life. Born into a Mormon Samoan family, Hunt details his harrowing early life, his troubled teen years, and his angry youth with no apparent future.

    After being plucked from an Auckland street fight and dropped into his first kickboxing bout, Mark went on to achieve unprecedented success in Australian and New Zealand combat sports. In an ongoing career that has spanned the globe, Mark Hunt has been in some of the UFC, Pride and K-1's most memorable battles. But in some ways those fights pale in comparison to that which he has overcome out of the ring and cage.

    As fearless with his opinions as he is in the Octagon, Mark pulls no punches in revealing the highs and lows of his extraordinary life.


    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • Born to Fight
    Born to Fight
    ISBN: 9780733638800
    Title: Born to Fight
    Author: HUNT MARK


    Raw, confronting and honest, UFC champion Mark Hunt's inspiring autobiography shows it is possible to defy the odds and carve a better life. Born into a Mormon Samoan family, Hunt details his harrowing early life, his troubled teen years, and his angry youth with no apparent future.


    After being plucked from an Auckland street fight and dropped into his first kickboxing bout, Mark went on to achieve unprecedented success in Australian and New Zealand combat sports. In an ongoing career that has spanned the globe, Mark Hunt has been in some of the UFC, Pride and K-1's most memorable battles. But in some ways those fights pale in comparison to that which he has overcome out of the ring and cage.


    As fearless with his opinions as he is in the Octagon, Mark pulls no punches in revealing the highs and lows of his extraordinary life.



    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • Born to Run
    Born to Run
    ISBN: 9780307279187
    Title: Born to Run
    Author: MCDOUGALL CHRISTOPHER


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Born to Run
    Born to Run
    ISBN: 9781846684227
    Title: Born to Run
    Author: MCDOUGALL CHRISTOPHER

    At the heart of Born to Run lies a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, the Tarahumara, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world; in 1993, one of them, aged 57, came first in a prestigious 100-mile race wearing a toga and sandals. A small group of the world's top ultra-runners (and the awe-inspiring author) make the treacherous journey into the canyons to try to learn the tribe's secrets and then take them on over a course 50 miles long. With incredible energy and smart observation, McDougall tells this story while asking what the secrets are to being an incredible runner. Travelling to labs at Harvard, Nike, and elsewhere, he comes across an incredible cast of characters, including the woman who recently broke the world record for 100 miles and for her encore ran a 2:50 marathon in a bikini, pausing to down a beer at the 20 mile mark.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Bothams Book of the Ashes
    Bothams Book of the Ashes
    ISBN: 9781845964917
    Title: Bothams Book of the Ashes
    Author: BOTHAM IAN

    Sir Ian Botham and the Ashes are as closely intertwined as willow and leather or Merv Hughes and his moustache. You simply cannot think of one without the other. In this book, Sir Ian takes you on a ride through a lifetime's relationship with cricket's oldest and most treasured prize, revealing just how it has shaped his life and how he has helped to shape it into the contest it is today. From the moment he first watched the likes of Ken Barrington stride to the wicket in jaw-jutting defiance, to the day he flayed Australia's bowling attack around Headingley as if playing with his mates in the park, and then onwards to his role in describing what was arguably the finest series of the lot in 2005, Sir Ian has a rich and varied connection with the Ashes and he tells all here. The Ashes is a series that has provided incredible highs and heartbreaking lows for English and Australian fans alike and over the past 35 years, and Sir Ian has often been at the centre of the roller-coaster ride. Whether it is the story of his days as England's dogsbody in 1974 in Melbourne or the refusal to let Bob Willis bowl down wind until he was angry enough to skittle the Aussies in 1981, they are all revealed in depth in Beefy's Book of the Ashes.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $55.00
    $55.00
  • Bouch: Through My Eyes
    Bouch: Through My Eyes
    ISBN: 9781868425907
    Title: Bouch: Through My Eyes
    Author: BOUCHER MARK


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $46.00
    $46.00
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