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What We Think About When We Think About Soccer

Simon Critchley · Penguin Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

You play soccer. You watch soccer. You live soccer You breathe soccer. But do you think about soccer?Soccer is the world's most popular sport, inspiring the absolute devotion of countless fans around the globe. But what is it about soccer that makes it so compelling to watch, discuss,...
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The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Theater

Nadine George-Graves (Editor) · Oxford University Press
Pages: 1056
Format: Paperback

The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Theater collects a critical mass of border-crossing scholarship on the intersections of dance and theatre. Taking corporeality as an idea that unites the work of dance and theater scholars and artists, and embodiment as a negotiation of power dynamics with...
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The Edge of the World: A Visual Adventure to the Most Extraordinary Places on Earth

Jimmy Chin · Falcon Guides
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Photos and stories that will stop you in your tracksCreated in partnership with Outside magazine for its 40th anniversaryThe gripping stories behind some of Outside's most iconic images.More than 140 of the best adventure photos ever featured in OutsideWith a foreword by world-renowned...
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Iced In: Ten Days Trapped on the Edge of Antarctica

CHRIS TURNEY · Citadel
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Excerpt. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.
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White Mountain: A Cultural Adventure Through the Himalayas

ROBERT TWIGGER · Pegasus Books
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping biography of the Himalayas by the acclaimed author of Angry White Pyjamas.Home to mythical kingdoms, wars and expeditions, and strange and magical beasts, the Himalayas have always loomed tall in our imagination. These mountains, home to Buddhists, Bonpos, Jains, Muslims, Hindus,...
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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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Slobberknocker: My Life in Wrestling

JIM ROSS · Sports Publishing
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

There are few people who have been in the wrestling business longer than Jim Ross. And those who have made it as long as he has (half a century to be exact) probably made enemies or burned bridges. But that's just not JR.Slobberknocker is the story of how an Oklahoman farm kid, with...
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Berlin 1936: Sixteen Days in August

Oliver Hilmes · Other Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A lively account of the 1936 Olympics told through the voices and stories of those who witnessed it, from an award-winning historian and biographerBerlin 1936 takes the reader through the sixteen days of the Olympiad, describing the events in the German capital through the eyes of a select...
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Superfans: Into the Heart of Obsessive Sports Fandom

GEORGE DOHRMANN · Ballantine Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist pulls back the curtain on the extraordinary inner lives of America's most obsessive sports fans. There are fans, and then there are fanatics. In this wondrously immersive look at American sports fandom, George Dohrmann travels the country to find...
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Second Nature: The Legacy of Ric Flair and the Rise of Charlotte

Richard Morgan/ Fliehr Charlotte Ashley Elizabeth Fliehr · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
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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