Top Books for Le Tour de France

A Listmania! list by Jack (LONDON United Kingdom)
 
Bad to the Bone (Original Fiction in Paperback)
1.  Bad to the Bone (Original Fiction in Paperback) by James Waddington
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  "Magical realism sheds more light on doping than any investigative journalism can"
Used & New from: £0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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The Rider
2.  The Rider by Tim Krabbe
The list author says:
  "An understated masterpiece. Taps into the quiet mania of the committed cyclist."
Used & New from: £49.71
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

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One More Kilometre and We're in the Showers
3.  One More Kilometre and We're in the Showers by Tim Hilton
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  "A rivetting cycle memoir from the founder of the Artists' Cycling Club, and no mean time trialist either."
£14.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Rough Ride
4.  Rough Ride by Paul Kimmage
The list author says:
  "Truth-telling from a man who went on to become one of the world's greatest sports journalists"
£8.99   Used & New from: £4.23
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (104 customer reviews)

The Sweat of the Gods: Myths and Legends of Bicycle Racing
5.  The Sweat of the Gods: Myths and Legends of Bicycle Racing by Benjo Maso
The list author says:
  "Fascinating history of the genesis of professional cycle sport."
£9.63   Used & New from: £1.86
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Tomorrow, We Ride
6.  Tomorrow, We Ride by Jean Bobet
The list author says:
  "Subtle yet stirring prose from Louison's lesser-known brother"
£10.99   Used & New from: £7.96
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

The Discovery of France
7.  The Discovery of France by Graham Robb
The list author says:
  "Not about cycling per se, but there's no better book if you're interested in the backdrop to Le Tour"
£9.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

Le Tour: A History of the Tour De France
8.  Le Tour: A History of the Tour De France by Geoffrey Wheatcroft
The list author says:
  "Comprehenive and well-written history of the world's greatest sporting event"
£8.62   Used & New from: £0.01
2.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Flying Scotsman: Cycling to Triumph Through My Darkest Hours
9.  Flying Scotsman: Cycling to Triumph Through My Darkest Hours by Graeme Obree
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  "A moving tale of triumph against adversity. Far better than the film."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

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The Escape Artist: Life from the Saddle
10.  The Escape Artist: Life from the Saddle by Matt Seaton
The list author says:
  "Touching personal memoir that tells of how cycling can become a form of therapy, and the dangers therein"
£7.20   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

French Revolutions: Cycling the Tour de France
11.  French Revolutions: Cycling the Tour de France by Tim Moore
The list author says:
  "Bill Bryson on EPO. What happens when an amateur decides to emulate his heroes"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (130 customer reviews)

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From Lance to Landis: Inside the American Doping Controversy at the Tour de France
12.  From Lance to Landis: Inside the American Doping Controversy at the Tour de France by David Walsh
The list author says:
  "The corrosion of the modern sport by doping laid bare."
£16.00   Used & New from: £2.50
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

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