In a narrative full of fabulous characters and brilliant excursions into the unexpected, Michael Lewis follows the low-budget Oakland Athletic's visionary manager and a strange brotherhood of amateur baseball theorists.
Legendary Iron Maiden guitarist takes you to the final frontier of fishing. Welcome to the world of Adrian Smith, playing his Jackson guitar onstage to millions - while behind the scenes he explores far-flung rivers, seas and lakes, waterways and weirs, in a fearless quest for fishing nirvana.
A quirky collection of true stories from the stranger side of motor racing, including the Frenchman who drove 25 miles in reverse, the Le Mans 24-hour race won by a car patched up with chewing gum, and the driver who drank six bottles of champagne on the way to winning the Indianapolis 500.
From Ronnie Radford to Wayne Rooney, the author's knowledge and passion for football are unrivalled. In this book, the author shares his story and guides us through a career which has spanned forty years and over 2,000 matches.
Shortlisted for the British Sports Book Awards 2012. Features Europe's 50 greatest cycling climbs specially selected as scenes of sporting heroism, marvels of nature, spiritual places of pilgrimage that every bike rider or fan wishes to one day visit and conquer.