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Chapman Piloting & Seamanship 68th Edition

Jonathan Eaton · Hearst
Pages: 920
Format: Hardcover

The boater's essential reference celebrates its 100th anniversary! For a century, Chapman has been an indispensable, trusted resource for boating under power and sail. It has sold millions of copies, and is a must-have for virtually anyone who puts a craft on water. Featuring 1,500...
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The Best American Sports Writing 2017

Glenn Stout · Mariner Books
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

"Excellent . . . A no‑brainer pickup for the sports collection." - BOOKLIST For over twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the previous year, culled from hundreds of national, regional,...
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The Big Chair: The Smooth Hops and Bad Bounces from the Inside World of the Acclaimed Los Angeles Dodgers General Manager

Ned Colletti · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

An unprecedented, behind-the-scenes look at the career of famed former Los Angeles Dodgers General Manager (a position also known as "The Big Chair") , whose tenure spanned nine of the most exciting and turbulent years in the franchise's history. During his tenure with the Dodgers,...
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A Year in the Wilderness: Bearing Witness in the Boundary Waters

DAVE FREEMAN · Milkweed Editions
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From National Geographic's 2014 Adventurers of the Year, a passionate and beautifully illustrated account of a year in the Boundary Waters
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The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain, and the End of Baseball's Golden Age

SRIDHAR PAPPU · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The Year of the Pitcher is the story of the remarkable 1968 baseball season, which culminated in one of the greatest World Series contests ever, with the Detroit Tigers coming back from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Cardinals in Game Seven of the World Series. In 1968, two remarkable pitchers...
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Karate The Art of Empty-Hand Fighting: The Classic Work on Traditional Japanese Karate

HIDETAKA NISHIYAMA · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Master the techniques and theory of Japanese Karate with this easy-to-follow, illustrated martial arts guide.Karate: The Art of "Empty-Hand" Fighting has inspired hundreds of thousands of karateka, and it remains one of the finest texts available on the technique, art, and spirit...
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Ali: A Life

JONATHAN EIG · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of an American icon, from a New York Times best-selling author with unique access to Ali's inner circle He was the wittiest, the prettiest, the strongest, the bravest, and, of course, the greatest (as he told us over and over again) . Muhammad Ali was one of the twentieth...
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Terry Bradshaw: From Super Bowl Champion to Television Personality

Brett L Abrams · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Terry Bradshaw made a name for himself as the star quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, winning four Super Bowls and twice earning the MVP award. Beyond his athletic success, Bradshaw has established himself as a true cultural icon through his ventures into television, movies, and music.In...
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The Chicago Cubs: Story of a Curse

RICH COHEN · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A captivating blend of reportage and memoir exploring the history of the Chicago CubsFor Rich Cohen and millions of other fans, the Cubs have always been more than a team: they've been the protagonists of a King Arthur epic, in search of the Holy Grail that is winning the World Series.A...
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Second Nature: The Legacy of Ric Flair and the Rise of Charlotte

Richard Morgan/ FliehrCharlotte Ashley Elizabeth Fliehr · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"Every person that aspires to be a professional in this business should take notes from Ric Flair." -- John CenaWOOOOOO! Are you ready for this, WWE Universe? For the first time ever, WWE's illustrious father-daughter duo "Nature Boy" Ric Flair and Charlotte come...
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