Sport Books


Paperback, 27/04/2017, €16.95
Coping with your own death, when you are not yet dead, is a strange thing... This is a story of triumph, fear, love and loss, by turns primal, heartbreaking and inspirational, and ultimately, it is the story of hope, and of life.

Muhammad Ali: A Memoir

Paperback, 01/06/2017, €12.75
Michael Parkinson reflects the life of Muhammad Ali

Open: An Autobiography

Paperback, 10/08/2010, €12.95
A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time. An endlessly re-readable autobiography that offers a candid and fascinating insight into the complex and problematic life of a sporting great. (Jack Byrne, Kilkenny)

The Battle

Paperback, 04/05/2017, €12.75

How Champions Think

Hardback, 02/06/2016, €15.60
Any successful life starts with how you see yourself. And with these pearls of wisdom from the nation's preeminent sports psychologist, you can learn to achieve the success of your dreams.

My Turn: The Autobiography

Paperback, 01/06/2017, €12.75

The Sports Gene: Talent, Practice and the Truth About Success

Paperback, 02/01/2014, €12.95
Offers an exploration of athletic success. This book shows why some skills that we imagine are innate are not - like the bullet-fast reactions of a baseball player - and why other characteristics that we assume are entirely voluntary, like the motivation to practice, might in fact have important genetic components.

The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold: Adventures Along the Iron Curtain Trail

Paperback, 18/05/2017, €12.75
Scaling a new peak of rash over-ambition, Tim Moore tackles the 9,000km route of the old Iron Curtain on a tiny-wheeled, two-geared East German shopping bike. In this book, he reflects on the curdling of the Communist dream, and the memories of a Cold War generation reared on the fear of apocalypse - at a time of ratcheting East-West tension.

Captain Class

Paperback, 18/05/2017, €19.95
Several years ago, the author set out to answer the question: what are the greatest teams of all time? As he dug deeply, a pattern emerged: the teams were all driven by a singular type of leader. Covering the seven key qualities of these elite leaders, this book contains interviews with athletes from two dozen countries as well as coaches.

Lions Laws

Hardback, €19.95