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Why Bob Dylan Matters

Richard F. Thomas · Dey Street Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"The coolest class on campus" - The New York TimesWhen the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan in 2016, a debate raged. Some celebrated, while many others questioned the choice. How could the world's most prestigious book prize be awarded to a famously cantankerous...
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Golden Days: West's Lakers, Steph's Warriors, and the California Dreamers Who Reinvented Basketball

JACK MCCALLUM · Ballantine Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author of Dream Team tells the interconnected stories of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors and the early-1970s Los Angeles Lakers, two extraordinary teams playing in extraordinary times and linked by one extraordinary man: Jerry West. During their 1971-72 championship...
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Ice Capades: A Memoir of Fast Living and Tough Hockey

SEAN AVERY · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Controversial hockey star Sean Avery's no-holds-barred memoir of high living and bad behavior in the NHL - coupled with the behind-the-scenes glitter of celebrity and media nightlife in New York and LA. As one of the NHL's most polarizing players, Sean Avery turned the rules of professional...
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TO THE FINISH LINE : a world champion triathlete's guide to your perfect race

CHRISSIE WELLINGTON · Center Street
Pages: 288

Chrissie Wellington, the world's number one female Ironman athlete and four-time World Ironman Champion, presents her struggles, wisdom, and experiences gained from her hard-won career as a triathlete. With close to 2 million core participants, triathlons of various distances and challenges...
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Battling the Ocean in a Rowboat: Two Men Cross 7,000 Miles of the North Pacific

MICK DAWSON · Center Street
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The heart-pounding story of rowing expert Mick Dawson's most challenging feats on the open water, culminating in his greatest achievement: crossing the North Pacific Ocean in a small rowboat.Storms, fatigue, equipment failure, intense hunger, and lack of water are just a few of the challenges...
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This Book Has Balls: Sports Rants from the MVP of Talking Trash

Michael Rapaport · Touchstone
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Michael Rapaport, actor, Top 50 podcaster, award-winning film maker, and sports fanatic, is here to set the world straight on the greatest and downright worst athletes, players, teams, and jerseys - while refusing to mention statistics, analytics, or anything else that isn't pure hustle.In...
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Messiah: The Composition and Afterlife of Handel's Masterpiece

Jonathan Keates · Basic Books
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

From Handel's renowned biographer, the story of one of the most celebrated compositions of Western classical music, Handel's famous oratorio, Messiah In the late summer of 1741, George Friderick Handel, composed an oratorio set to words from the King James Bible, rich in tuneful...
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The Build: Designing My Life of Choppers, Family, and Faith

Paul Teutul, Jr. · WaterBrook
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The Build reveals the "behind the scenes" story of the popular TV reality series American Chopper for the show's millions of fans. Author Paul Teutul, Jr., is arguably the most creative builder of custom "chopper" motorcycles in the world. His talents were revealed...
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The Hardmen: Legends and Lessons from the Cycling Gods

The Velominati · Pegasus Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Embrace and revel in the stories of the toughest cyclists of all time, told by The Velominati, originators of The Rules. Read and get ready to ride . . . In cycling, suffering brings glory: a rider's value can be judged by their results, but also by their panache and heroism. Prepared...
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