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  • Blood, Sweat and Steel

    From Afghanistan to gold -- an extraordinary tale of tragedy, resilience and triumphIn 2012, Combat Engineer Curtis McGrath was serving in the Australian Army in Afghanistan when, in the line of duty, he stepped on a land mine. Seriously injured but still conscious and aware he'd bleed out and die within minutes, Curtis, as the unit's chief first-aid officer, directed his comrades to apply ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Bat, Ball and Field: The Elements of Cricket

    by Jon Hotten ...
    Bat, Ball and Field is a wonderful foray into the history and culture of cricket.‘Hotten is not just good, he is one of the best’ CricketerChronicling the evolution of the sport since its earliest years, highlighting transcendent moments as well as tragedies, Jon Hotten lifts the seemingly impregnable veil from the Laws, batting strokes, types of bowling and the sometimes absurd names given to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Heartstrong

    by Ellidy Pullin ...
    'If not with you, then for you.'It was a perfect Wednesday morning when Alex 'Chumpy' Pullin kissed his partner, Ellidy, goodbye to go spearfishing. Most days Ellidy would go to the beach too, but that day she didn't. Later, there was a knock at the door. A man had been found unconscious on the ocean floor. It was Chumpy.From that moment, Ellidy's world stopped. There was deep grief, disbelief and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

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  • Legends of Pro Wrestling

    150 Years of Headlocks, Body Slams, and Piledrivers

    by Tim Hornbaker ...
    Legends of Pro Wrestling offers the first comprehensive look at the entire world of wrestling. With detailed biographies and never-before-seen statistics of some of the greatest athletes in the sport, you will be able to read about hundreds of wrestlers, dating back to the mid-1800s. As the first of its kind, this centralized reference book offers wrestling enthusiasts a range of information at ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Road to Valour

    Gino Bartali – Tour de France Legend and World War Two Hero

    An Italian SCHINDLER'S LIST, this is the inspirational story of Gino Bartali, who made the greatest comeback in Tour de France history and secretly aided the Italian Resistance during the Second World War.ROAD TO VALOUR is the inspiring, against-the-odds story of Gino Bartali, the cyclist who made the greatest comeback in Tour de France history and still holds the record for the longest gap ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Old School

    My Life Story

    Old School tells the story of Nathan Hindmarsh, one of rugby league's most popular players and captain of the Parramatta Eels. It's an inspiring autobiography about an old-fashioned type of footballer, a one-club man whose hard work and commitment on the footy field are legendary, and who has always led from the front.Along the way Old School gives readers a view from the paddock of Hindmarsh's ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Fairytale

    A real and imagined history of Australian sport

    by H.G. Nelson ...
    A sporting nation is only limited by its imagination. Every time this story is told it changes; something is always added, embellished or dropped from the run-on side.For more than thirty years, H.G. Nelson has been finding the poetry in the punt and humour during half-time. Now, he turns his keen eye for facts and folly to the illustrious history of our great sporting nation.In his trademark fast ... 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

    $14.99 AUD

  • How to Be a Footballer

    by Peter Crouch ...
    **'Very funny on almost every page, wonderfully self-deprecating and very sharp on the ludicrous behaviour of the modern player' - Sunday Times'The funniest man in British sport' - Metro****A Sunday Times Sports Book of the Year****Shortlisted for the National Book Awards****Longlisted for the Telegraph Sports Book Awards Autobiography of the Year**You become a footballer bec... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Don't Look Away

    A memoir of identity & acceptance

    Fearless. Tough. Uncompromising.This was the persona of former elite footballer and senior AFL coach Danielle Laidley.Fearful. Vulnerable. Uncertain.This is how Danielle felt for most of her life.For the best part of five decades, within a hyper-masculine sporting environment, Danielle Laidley harboured a secret. As a boy growing up in the backblocks of Perth, as a teenager and young man playing ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Running to the Edge

    A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed

    "Gripping . . . the narrative is smooth and immediate, almost effortless in its detail, if occasionally breathless, like a good fast run . . ." --The New York Times Book ReviewVisionary American running coach Bob Larsen assembled a mismatched team of elite California runners . . . the start of his decades-long quest for championships, Olympic glory, and pursuit of "the epic run."In the dusty hills ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • No Ordinary Girl

    No Ordinary Girl is about an Australian woman’s ambition to achieve her greatest sporting dream. Her autobiography recaptures her journey from learning to swim through to receiving a silver paralympic medal in the presence of family and friends at the Sydney International Aquatic Centre. The story since the silver medal is of struggle and turmoil. Having enjoyed a successful career in the pool, ... Read more

    $19.95 AUD

  • The Runner

    Four Years Living and Running in the Wilderness

    'The most beautiful book I ever read.' – Rune Larsson, ultra-distance runnerMarkus Torgeby was just 20 years old when he headed off into the remote Swedish forest to live as a recluse and dedicate himself to his one true passion: running. He lived in a tent in the wilderness, braving the harsh Swedish winters – for four years. This is his story. An international bestseller, this extraordinary book ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Sixty Meters to Anywhere

    • The author is a popular journalist and blogger and the creator of Semi-rad.com• A full journey—from confusion to clarity, remorse to redemption• Will appeal to those searching for adventure and purposeWhen Brendan Leonard finished substance abuse treatment at age 23, he was lost. He knew what not to do—not drink alcohol and not get arrested again. But no one had told him what it was that he ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Lisa

    THE INSPIRING #1 BESTSELLING MEMOIR

    by Lisa Curry ...
    The long-awaited memoir of one of Australia's most enduring and inspiring sporting icons.Triple Olympian and wellness entrepreneur Lisa Curry has lived her life in the public eye for six decades. In this very personal memoir, she shares the untold story of being Lisa.A swimming prodigy who became one of Australia's first fitness entrepreneurs, Lisa Curry swam to Olympic fame in the '80s and '90s. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Alone on the Wall

    Alex Honnold and the Ultimate Limits of Adventure

    A twelve-year-old kid in the audience raised his hand and asked, 'Aren't you afraid you're gonna die?'Without missing a beat, Alex shot back, 'We've all gotta die sometimes. You might as well go big.'Alex Honnold is 28 years old, and perhaps the world's best 'free solo' climber. When Alex performs one of his long free solos, the severity of which no one else has yet dared to attempt, he does away ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man

    A Memoir

    by Paul Newman ...
    As seen in The Last Movie Stars documentary - t****he raw, candid, unvarnished memoir of an icon. The greatest movie star of the past 75 years covers everything: his traumatic childhood, his career, his drinking, his thoughts on Marlon Brando, James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor, his greatest roles, acting, his intimate life with Joanne Woodward, his innermost fears and passions and joys. With thoughts ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

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  • The Godforsaken Sea

    by Derek Lundy ...
    'One of the best books ever written about sailing'Time27,000 miles, three and a half to five months alone at sea, chilling casualty rates, the unrelenting strain of handling 60-foot boats day and night, the absolute certainty of weather and waves that could destroy them.On 3 November 1996 sixteen sailors set out from the Bay of Biscay to embark on the Vendee Globe - a single-handed yacht race ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Murray Walker: Unless I’m Very Much Mistaken

    by Murray Walker ...
    The voice of motor racing and much loved public figure – and the man responsible for introducing millions of viewers to the previously inaccessible world of Formula 1 – tells the story of his incident-packed life, with a brand new chapter on his globetrotting adventures since retirement.Murray Walker is a national treasure. When the man who made famous the catch phrase 'Unless I'm very much ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Goody

    by Simon Goodwin ...
    Simon Goodwin is the inspirational captain of the Adelaide Crows. His stellar career at the club began in 1997, making him one of only a handful of stars to have played over 250 games. In May 2010 he announced that this would be his final season as a player.Goody is his life story. It's a classic account of football at the highest level and what it takes to get there. Along with the glory and the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • To Hell and Back

    An Autobiography

    by Niki Lauda ...
    Niki Lauda drove a car for sport, but crossed the line between life and death and fought back to even greater glory. Even people who know nothing of Formula One have heard of his crash at Nurburgring in 1976, when we was dragged from the inferno of his Ferrari so badly injured he was given the last rites. Within 33 days, he was racing again at Monza. His wounds bled, he had no eyelids. He was ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Let Your Mind Run

    A Memoir of Thinking My Way to Victory

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERDeena Kastor was a star youth runner with tremendous promise, yet her career almost ended after college, when her competitive method—run as hard as possible, for fear of losing—fostered a frustration and negativity and brought her to the brink of burnout. On the verge of quitting, she took a chance and moved to the high altitudes of Alamosa, Colorado, where legendary coach ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

    Translated by Philip Gabriel ...
    'Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional'A compelling mediation on the power of running and a fascinating insight into the life of this internationally bestselling writer. A perfect reading companion for runners.In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, Murakami began running to keep fit. A year later, he'd completed a solo course from Athens to Marathon, and now, after ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Boy from Boomerang Crescent

    by Eddie Betts ...
    It’s a long, hard road from the Nullarbor to the MCG.How does a self-described ‘skinny Aboriginal kid’ overcome a legacy of family tragedy to become an AFL legend? One thing’s for sure: it’s not easy. But then, there’s always been something special about Eddie Betts.Betts grew up in Port Lincoln and Kalgoorlie, in environments where the destructive legacies of colonialism – racism, police ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD