Favourite Sports Books

A Listmania! list by KR
 
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
1.  Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis
The list author says:
  "One of the best books I've read full stop - all about the underdog contrarian. Superb."
£7.69   Used & New from: £0.97
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream
2.  Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream by H G Bissinger
The list author says:
  "A dramatic, gripping insight into US sports culture."
£7.49   Used & New from: £2.90
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

In Search of Robert Millar: Unravelling the Mystery Surrounding Britain's Most Successful Tour De France Cyclist
3.  In Search of Robert Millar: Unravelling the Mystery Surrounding Britain's Most Successful Tour De France Cyclist by Richard Moore
The list author says:
  "Against the odds and a non-conformist - a great story of sporting endeavour."
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (73 customer reviews)

Bad Blood: The Secret Life of the Tour de France
4.  Bad Blood: The Secret Life of the Tour de France by Jeremy Whittle
The list author says:
  "A great account of the foibles of professional cycling."
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

The Death of Ayrton Senna
5.  The Death of Ayrton Senna by Richard Williams
The list author says:
  "A fantastic journey on a sporting icon."
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

The Fight (Penguin Modern Classics)
6.  The Fight (Penguin Modern Classics) by Norman Mailer
The list author says:
  "Ali - Forman by literary leviathan, Norman Mailer. Incomparable."
£9.98   Used & New from: £0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback
7.  Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback by George Plimpton
The list author says:
  "Once again Plimpton delivers piercing sporting insight and good humour."
Used & New from: £2.02
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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The Tao of Muhammad Ali (Vintage Originals)
8.  The Tao of Muhammad Ali (Vintage Originals) by Davis Miller
The list author says:
  "A  great take on a sports legend"
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Zen in the Art of Archery: Training the Mind and Body to Become One (Arkana)
9.  Zen in the Art of Archery: Training the Mind and Body to Become One (Arkana) by Eugen Herrigel
The list author says:
  "Anyone who plays sports will learn from this seminal account"
£8.99   Used & New from: £3.05
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

In the Zone: Transcendent Experience in Sports (Arkana)
10.  In the Zone: Transcendent Experience in Sports (Arkana) by Michael Murphy
The list author says:
  "Not everyone's cup of tea, but some great stories of sporting magnificence"
Used & New from: £0.72

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