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High Strung: Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the Last Days of Tennis's Golden Age

by Stephen Tignor HarperCollins e-books (May 17, 2011)

“A book full of aces....A true page-turner.”

Associated Press

“This is good stuff, and it’s written with flair.”

The Oregonian

High Strung by Stephen Tignor is the gripping untold story of the fiercest...


Rockers and Rollers: A Full-Throttle Memoir

by Brian Johnson HarperCollins e-books (May 24, 2011)

From PinkCadillac to Low Rider to Little Red Corvette, rock music hasalways had a racy love affair with cars. And AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson isnot only a rock legend, second-to-none at infusing razor-sharp...


The Big Scrum: How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football

by John J. Miller HarperCollins e-books (April 12, 2011)

John J. Miller delivers the intriguing, never-before-told story of how Theodore Roosevelt saved American Football—a game that would become the nation’s most popular sport. Miller’s sweeping, novelistic...


Bullpen Diaries: Mariano Rivera, Bronx Dreams, Pinstripe Legends, and the Future of the New York Yankees

by Charley Rosen HarperCollins e-books (April 26, 2011)

"Delightful and insightful." —John Thorn, author of Total Baseball

Baseball is the only sport where the defense has the ball, and there is no lonelier in the world of sports than the pitcher’s mound. Which...


Seeds: One Man's Serendipitous Journey to Find the Trees That Inspired Famous American Writers from Faulkner to Kerouac, Welty to Wharton

by Richard Horan HarperCollins e-books (April 19, 2011)

"Seeds reads like the best of a roundtable discussion amongst John Muir, Bill Bryson, and David Sedaris. From the fields of Gettysburg to the home of Kerouac, Horan takes an unlikely premise and weaves it into...


Bottom of the 33rd: Hope and Redemption in Baseball's Longest Game

by Dan Barry HarperCollins e-books (April 12, 2011)

Bottom of the 33rd is chaw-chewing, sunflower-spitting, pine tar proof that too much baseball is never enough.” —Jane Leavy, author of The Last Boy and Sandy Koufax 

“What a book—an exquisite exercise...


Geekspeak: How Life + Mathematics = Happiness

by Dr. Graham Tattersall HarperCollins e-books (March 01, 2011)

How big is your vocabulary?

How heavy is your house?

Do the dead outnumber the living?

What are the best words to use in a personal ad?

We humans are a curious species, prone to think, ruminate, reflect, cogitate,...


The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea

Baillie Gifford Prize 2009

by Philip Hoare HarperCollins e-books (March 23, 2010)

“Unpredictable and amusing and informative and original, cavorting between biology, history, travel writing, and memoir.”

—Mark Kurlansky

 

The Whale by Philip Hoare is a enthralling and eye-opening literary...


The Spirit of St. Louis

by Peter Golenbock HarperCollins e-books (February 15, 2011)

No metropolis in America has more pure baseball spirit than St. Louis, Missouri. It's a love affair that began in 1874, when a band of local boosters raised $20,000 to start a professional ball club, and the...


The Perfection Point

by John Brenkus HarperCollins e-books (August 31, 2010)

In The Perfection Point, John Brenkus, host and creator of ESPN’s Emmy Award-winning “Sport Science,” uses hard data and scientific research to uncover the absolute limits of human performance. The Perfection...


The Million Word Crossword Answer Book

by Stanley Newman & Daniel Stark HarperCollins e-books (December 21, 2010)

The Million Word Crossword Dictionary was hailed by New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz as "the largest, most up-to-date, and most useful" and praised by crossword editors from all over the country....


Secrets of the Cat: Its Lore, Legend, and Lives

by Barbara Holland HarperCollins e-books (November 23, 2010)

“Smart, bright, well-written....A book about cats as good as this one is rare.”

Smithsonian

“May be the most elegantly written, witty, perceptive statement about felines ever published.”

Philadelphia...


The Dog Who Couldn't Stop Loving

by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson HarperCollins e-books (October 05, 2010)

Dog lovers get ready – Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, international bestselling author of Dogs Never Lie About Love (which the San Francisco Chronicle calls "winning and wise," and "a charming paean to our best...


Horse Housekeeping: Everything You Need to Know to Keep a Horse at Home

by Margaret Korda & Michael Korda HarperCollins e-books (September 28, 2010)

In Horse Housekeeping, Margaret and Michael Korda (she is a successful novice- and training-level eventer and he is the author of Horse People) provide everything you need to know to set up a barn of your own...


The Tree

by John Fowles HarperCollins e-books (September 28, 2010)

“For years I have carried this book...with me on travels to reread, ponder, envy. In prose of classic gravity, precision, and delicacy, Fowles addresses matters of final importance.”

Los Angeles Times...


Fight

by Eugene S. Robinson HarperCollins e-books (September 28, 2010)

Crushing your enemies, driving them before you, and hearing the lamentations of their women? It doesn't get any better than this." –Eugene Robinson, ripping off John Milius

That's the sentiment that surges...


Eels: An Exploration, from New Zealand to the Sargasso, of the World's Most Mysterious Fish

by James Prosek HarperCollins e-books (September 21, 2010)

“This is a delightful work with the urgency of a good detective story.” —Thomas McGuane

“I loved it! A beautiful adventure story of one of the most wide-spread and least-known but ecologically important...


Jeff Gordon: Portrait of a Champion

by Jeff Gordon HarperCollins e-books (September 14, 2010)

"Go out and work hard and just take it one step at a time."

He is a living legend, an athlete whodominates his sport as few otherscan. With his rainbow-colored No.24 Dupont Chevrolet Monte Carlo, JeffGordon has...


Simply Green Giving

by Danny Seo HarperCollins e-books (September 14, 2010)

Danny Seo's brand Simply Green is a way of living that embraces certain rules–Be Authentic, Be Resourceful, Be Simple, Be Unexpected, Be Truthful, and Be an Individual. In Simply Green: Giving Danny takes...


Be Ready When the Sh*t Goes Down: A Survival Guide to the Apocalypse

by Forrest Griffin & Erich Krauss HarperCollins e-books (August 03, 2010)

Ultimate Fighter champ Forrest Griffin and Erich Krauss, who previously brought you the New York Times bestseller Got Fight, now offer a hilarious and very timely guide to surviving the coming apocalypse. Be...


The Hidden Life of Deer

by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas HarperCollins e-books (September 15, 2009)

In The Hidden Life of Deer, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, the New York Times bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Dogs, turns her attention to wild deer, and the many lessons we can learn by observing nature....


An Eagle Named Freedom: My True Story of a Remarkable Friendship

by Jeff Guidry HarperCollins e-books (May 04, 2010)

“A hauntingly beautiful story of rescue and rehabilitation….[A] gorgeous tale of redemption.”

—Susan Richards, New York Times bestselling author of Chosen by a Horse

“I could not put this book down.”...


Africa United: Soccer, Passion, Politics, and the First World Cup in Africa

by Steve Bloomfield HarperCollins e-books (May 11, 2010)

Africa United is the story of modern day Africa told through its soccer. Travelling across thirteen countries, from Cairo to the Cape, Steve Bloomfield, the former Africa Correspondent for The Independent, meets...


Why I Fight: The Belt Is Just an Accessory

by Jay Dee "B.J." Penn & Dave Weintraub HarperCollins e-books (April 13, 2010)

Claiming that “the belt is just an accessory,” Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight Champion B.J. Penn explains Why I Fight in this honest, intimate, and fascinating memoir. Written with David...


Hunting Booger Bottom: Life Lessons from the Field

by Michael Waddell & Mike Schoby HarperCollins e-books (January 05, 2010)

“Michael [Waddell] is the real McCoy. Down to earth, clever, genuine, well-grounded, funny as all hell, kind, generous, decent, and surely one of the best natural hunters and woodsmen that I have ever grilled...


Pet Food Nation

by Joan Weiskopf HarperCollins e-books (November 10, 2009)

A Must-Read for all Pet Lovers

For decades, dog and cat owners have depended on popular commercial foods to keep their beloved animals well-fed. Until 2007, when the national pet food catastrophe left pet owners...


Bowden

by Mike Freeman HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

Bowden is the definitive biography of one of the greatest college football coaches of all time, Bobby Bowden, and the first family of football. Journalist Mike Freeman provides an in-depth and insightful look...


Come Back, Como

by Steven Winn HarperCollins e-books (September 29, 2009)

Based on a beloved ten-part series in the San Francisco Chronicle, Come Back, Como is Steven Winn’s tender and hilarious memoir of his uncommonly rich experience with a dog who wanted nothing whatsoever to...


Spinning the Globe

by Ben Green HarperCollins e-books (September 08, 2009)

Before Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, Julius Erving, or Michael Jordan––before Magic Johnson and Showtime––the Harlem Globetrotters revolutionized basketball and spread the game around the world. In...


The Story of Sushi

by Trevor Corson HarperCollins e-books (July 21, 2009)

Everything you never knew about sushi—its surprising origins, the colorful lives of its chefs, and the bizarre behavior of the creatures that compose it

Trevor Corson takes us behind the scenes at America's...


The Class of Football

by Adam Schefter HarperCollins e-books (July 21, 2009)

Insightful, poignant, inspiring, and witty, The Class of Football is a heartfelt collection of hard-earned wisdom and life's lessons from the Hall-of-Fame induction speeches of the NFL's all-time greatest players....


The Portland Vase

by Robin Brooks HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

For thousands of years an enigmatic and astonishingly beautiful piece of Roman art has captivated those who have come in contact with it.Made before the birth of Christ, the Portland Vase, as it is called, is...


Sunday Money: A Year Inside the NASCAR Circuit

by Jeff MacGregor HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

NASCAR racing, once considered no more than a regional circuit of moonshiners pounding around low-country dirt tracks in a cloud of red dust and cliché, has somehow become America's fastest-growing spectator...


God Save the Fan

by Will Leitch HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Arch and unrepentant, Will Leitch, founding editor of Deadspin.com, is the mouthpiece for all the frustrated fans who just want their games back from big money, bloated egos, and blathering sportscasters. Always...


Condor

by John Nielsen HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The California condor

has been described as a bird

"with one wing in the grave."

Flying on wings nearly ten feet wide from tip to tip, these birds thrived on the carcasses of animals like woolly mammoths. Then,...


Do You Love Football?!

by Jon Gruden & Vic Carucci HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

When Jon Gruden asks his Tampa Bay Bucs, "Do you love football?!" it's to remind them why they pull on their shoulder pads every Sunday morning. It's not about the money or the fame; it's about their passion...


The Geese of Beaver Bog

by Bernd Heinrich HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

When award-winning writer and biologist Bernd Heinrich became the unwitting -- but doting -- foster parent of an adorable gosling named Peep, he was drawn into her world. And so, with a scientist's training...


Crimes Against Nature

by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Crimes against Nature reveals the hidden history behind three of the nation's first parklands: the Adirondacks, Yellowstone, and the Grand Canyon. Focusing on conservation's impact on local inhabitants, Karl...


Home Team Advantage

by Brooke de Lench HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Over the past decade, the stakes in youth sports have reached startling heights; the pressure to win often eclipses the desire to have fun. Sports injuries have increased tenfold; aggression on and off the field—between...


If Football's a Religion, Why Don't We Have a Prayer?

by Jere Longman HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The last time a Philadelphia professional sports team won a championship, Ronald Reagan was in the White House and Return of the Jedi was number one at the box office. No city with all four major sports has...


The Great Deluge

by Douglas Brinkley HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In the span of five violent hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina destroyed major Gulf Coast cities and flattened 150 miles of coastline. But it was only the first stage of a shocking triple tragedy. On...


Hank Aaron and the Home Run That Changed America: Hank Aaron and the Pursuit of a Dream

by Tom Stanton HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Baseball has witnessed more than 125,000 home runs. Many have altered the outcome of games, and some have decided pennants and become legend. But no dinger has had greater impact than Hank Aaron's 715th home...


The Backwash Squeeze and Other Improbable Feats

by Edward McPherson HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

There is one card game that towers above all others as the most intelligent, intricate, and psychologically absorbing ever to be invented. It has a rich history. It's played and loved by some of the world's...


Love Me, Hate Me: Barry Bonds and the making of an Antiher

by Jeff Pearlman HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

No player in the history of baseball has left such an indelible mark on the game as San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds. In his twenty-year career, Bonds has amassed an unprecedented seven MVP awards,...


Mine's Bigger

by David A. Kaplan HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

As the dominant venture capitalist of Silicon Valley, Tom Perkins had seemingly done it all—from amassing a billion-dollar fortune to getting himself convicted of manslaughter in France. But his ultimate dream...


To Hate Like This Is to Be Happy Forever

by Will Blythe HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

A thoroughly obsessive, intermittently uplifting, and occasionally unbiased account of the Duke–North Carolina basketball rivalry


Modoc: True Story of the Greatest Elephant That

by Ralph Helfer HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Spanning several decades and three continents, Modoc is one of the most amazing true animal stories ever told. Raised together in a small German circus town, a boy and an elephant formed a bond that would last...


Money for Nothing

by Edward Ugel HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

For the better part of a decade, Edward Ugel spent his time closing deals with lottery winners, making a lucrative and legitimate—if sometimes not-so-nice—living by taking advantage of their weaknesses ....


The Nicklaus Way

by John Andrisani HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Jack Nicklaus set a record for most career victories in major championships, capturing a total of eighteen between 1962 and 1986, including six Masters wins. In 1988 Golf Magazine named the "Golden Bear" Golfer...


Moneymaker

by Chris Moneymaker HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In 2004 the number of entrants -- and the winning pool -- at the World Series of Poker tripled, thanks in large part to Chris Moneymaker, an amateur player who came out of nowhere to win the 2003 Series, and...