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  • Blessed

    The Breakout Year of Rampaging Roy Slaven

    by John Doyle ...
    Who is Rampaging Roy Slaven? An Australian icon, a raconteur, an athlete of unsurpassable - and some may say improbable - sporting feats. Whether it was riding Rooting King to another Melbourne Cup victory, commentating the Olympics or hobnobbing with the country's upper crust, Rampaging Roy Slaven has lived an extraordinary life.But even some of the greatest men come from humble beginnings. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • BRAT

    An '80s Story

    Fans of Patti Smith's Just Kids and Rob Lowe's Stories I Only Tell My Friends will love this beautifully written, entertaining and bracingly honest memoir by an actor, director and author who found his start as a 1980s Hollywood Brat pack member.Most people know Andrew McCarthy from his roles in movies like Pretty in Pink and St Elmo's Fire, and as a charter member of Hollywood's Brat Pack. That ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD $3.99 AUD

  • Hard Wired

    Life, Death and Triathlon

    Fresh out of school and emerging as one of Australia's future distance running stars, Emma Carney discovered the sport of triathlon. The sport was never the same again. With an unmatched record, she devastated the international circuit. Defined by a relentless pursuit of sporting excellence, Emma was known to detest losing more than she loved to win.At home in the cutthroat world of professional ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • The Totem Pole

    Surviving the ultimate adventure

    Mountain climbing defined Paul Pritchard’s existence and signposted his horizons. One of the leading climbers of the 1980s and 1990s, his adventures took him from his Snowdonia base to the Himalaya, from the Karakoram to Patagonia, from Baffin Island to the Pamirs. Winning the Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature in 1997 with his book ***Deep Play***allowed him a life dedicated to ... Read more

    $15.94 AUD

  • Leathered

    A life taken to extremes... on and off the bike

    by John Hopkins ...
    Injury. Adrenaline. Addiction. These are the things that fuelled one man's race to international stardom as he pushed boundaries and took life on and off the bike to the limits.Starting out as a talented youth riding the desert tracks of California, his reckless nature and incredible talent earned him a position in the rarefied world of professional motorcycle racing. Despite the success in his ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • This Road I Ride

    My incredible journey from novice to fastest woman to cycle the globe

    In December 2012, Juliana Buhring became the first woman to circumnavigate the world by bicycle. With only a few months of training and little sponsorship, support or money she left from Naples on 23 July 2012 to cycle the world.Raised in a religious cult as a child, Juliana finally broke away as a young adult and found her soul mate - an explorer seeking the source of unmapped rivers in Africa. ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Grade Cricketer: Tea and No Sympathy

    'A sequel to The Grade Cricketer? It's like junk time in a second innings - something you just have to be part of.' Gideon Haigh.Is life without cricket worth living? It's a question asked and answered by the Grade Cricketer, as he faces a cricket-free future after a devious plan goes horribly wrong.Hilarious, ridiculous and completely true to life to anyone who's ever spent time in a dressing ... Read more

    $12.42 AUD

  • Pete Sampras

    A Champion's Mind

    by Pete Sampras ...
    Pete Sampras is arguably the greatest player tennis has ever seen. A man whose hard-nosed work ethic led to an unprecedented No. 1 world ranking for 286 consecutive weeks, and whose prodigious talent made possible an as yet unbroken 14 Grand Slam record. Yet while more vocal rivals often grabbed the headlines, Pete gave everything on the court, revealing little outside it.Now, in A Champion’s Mind ... Read more

    $11.76 AUD

  • 28

    A memoir of football, addiction, art, masculinity and love

    by Brandon Jack ...
    Like Andre Agassi's Open, this is a transformative book; it is going to change our way of seeing' Malcolm Knox'Brandon Jack is a force for good' Michelle Andrews and Zara McDonald, hosts of the Shameless podcastContinually told he was born with footballing blood, Brandon Jack has spent his life uncertain of the relationship he holds with the games he's played.Now a writer and musician, he sits in ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • The Things That Make Us

    Life, loss and football

    by Nick Riewoldt ...
    From No. 1 pick in the 2000 AFL draft, to six-time winner of St Kilda's best and fairest award, to five-time All Australian, to captaining his club for a record 220 games, to more than 330 games as a star of the AFL, Nick Riewoldt is an out-and-out champion.The Things that Make Us is Nick's autobiography, written with a deep intelligence and insight, and giving a fascinating perspective on his ... Read more

    $18.58 AUD

  • Michael Clarke

    My Story

    He was the greatest batsman of his generation and, as captain, possessed the sharpest tactical mind in the game.Bursting onto the scene in 2004 with a Test century on debut, Michael Clarke was Australian cricket's golden boy. And the batting prodigy they nicknamed 'Pup' certainly fulfilled his destiny in a stellar 11-year international career of 115 Tests, 8643 runs and 28 centuries.Clarke's ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Peter Norman Story

    Who is Peter Norman? He's the greatest Australian hero you don't know.Peter Norman is the 'forgotten man' in one of the most powerful and influential photos of all time.Peter is in the photo because he won Australia a silver medal at the 1968 Mexico Olympics after running the 200 metres in 20.06 seconds. In 2018, 50 years on, it is still the Australian record.But Peter Norman is a hero to millions ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Bruce Lee

    A Life

    by Matthew Polly ...
    **A Sunday Times Book of the Year'At last, Bruce Lee has the powerful biography he deserves... It will thrill Lee's fans and fascinate the unfamiliar'** – Jonathan Eig, author of Ali: A Life and Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig'Meticulously researched' – Jimmy McDonough, author of Shakey: Neil Young’s Biography and Soul Survivor: A Biography of Al Green'You won't find a better match ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • As You Do

    Adventures With Evel, Oliver, and The Vice-President Of Botswana

    The life and times of the No.1 bestselling author of ON THE EDGE.The wry, honest and often hilarious chronicles of a very brave and clever TV presenter, Arctic Explorer and general drawer of the Short Straw. As one third of the BBC's Top Gear team, Richard Hammond's year since his near-fatal accident has been full of stunts and drama. From a race to the North Pole (with skis and dog-sled) to a ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Why We Kneel How We Rise

    THE HIGHLY ACCLAIMED SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'The best book about racism I’ve ever read' Piers MorganThrough the prism of sport and conversations with its legends, including Usain Bolt, Adam Goodes, Thierry Henry, Michael Johnson, Ibtihaj Muhammad, Makhaya Ntini, Naomi Osaka and <str... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Senna Versus Prost

    In the late eighties and early nineties, Formula One was at its most explosive, with thrilling races, charismatic drivers, nail-biting climaxes - and the most deadly rivalry ever witnessed in sport. Two of Formula One's most honoured champions and iconic figures drove together for McLaren for two seasons, and their acrimonious and hostile relationship extended even after one of them had left the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Black Caviar

    by G Whateley ...
    She has captured the heart of a nation like no sporting figure since the days of Phar Lap and Don Bradman. This is greatness the likes of which is rarely seen. This is a tale that will not weary. This is the authorised story of the horse that couldn't be beaten, by acclaimed journalist and broadcaster Gerard Whateley. the updated and bestselling biography, written by acclaimed journalist and ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The Fair and the Foul

    Inside Our Sporting Nation

    by David Hill ...
    If anyone is qualified to talk about sport in Australia, it's David Hill. In this book, with the benefit of his years of personal experience both playing and working in the sporting world, he vividly narrates its rise in Australia since the end of the nineteenth century, from the first cricket tour of England in 1868 by an Australian team – an Aboriginal team – to our earliest successes at the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Commitment

    My Autobiography

    by Didier Drogba ...
    The story of one of the most recognisable and successful players in world football.Didier Drogba is renowned for his heading ability, sharp shooting and sheer strength. He has played for his native Ivory Coast and for clubs in France, China and Turkey, but it is as a Chelsea striker that he is best known. His feats with Chelsea have made him a cult hero among supporters.In Didier Drogba's honest ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Politically Incorrect

    The Autobiography

    Throughout his tenure as the first black Springbok coach, Peter de Villiers was in the news, and not always for the right reasons. His battle to be accepted and respected by the rugby fraternity started from the moment his appointment was announced, when his new boss admitted that De Villiers had got the job for reasons ‘other than only rugby’. In his four years as Bok coach, De Villiers ... Read more

    $12.64 AUD

  • The Master

    The Brilliant Career of Roger Federer

    Widely regarded as one of the greatest ever sportspeople, Roger Federer is a beloved as a phenomenon, a symbol of enduring greatness and yet is intensely private. But his path from temperamental, bleach-blond teenager with dubious style sense to one of the greatest, most self-possessed and elegant of competitors has been a long-running act of will, not destiny.Based on 20 years of one-on-one ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Ben Cousins

    My Life Story

    by Ben Cousins ...
    Ben Cousins has one of the most extraordinary stories in modern Australian sport. He's perhaps the most gifted player of his generation - a former captain of the West Coast eagles, a Brownlow medallist, a premiership winner, voted the AFL's Most Valuable Player - but he's best known for what he's done off the footy field rather than on it.Ben is a self-confessed drug addict, whose drug binges ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Open: An Autobiography

    by Andre Agassi ...
    He is one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court – but from early childhood Andre Agassi hated the game.Coaxed to swing a racket while still in the crib, forced to hit hundreds of balls a day while still in grade school, Agassi resented the constant pressure even as he drove himself, an inner conflict that would define him. In his ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Neil Lennon: Man and Bhoy

    by Neil Lennon ...
    Captain of Celtic and midfield enforcer for Northern Ireland, Neil Lennon is one of the most controversial figures in British football. His story is an extraordinary tale of religious bigotry, life-threatening career injury, tumultuous football success at club level, and of the remarkable events that led him to turn his back on his country.The first Northern Irish Roman Catholic to play for Celtic ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD