Surfing is a way of life. A life dominated by the waves and the tide with a cozy place to pause in between. Creative personalities crafting bold homes, Surf Shacks illustrates how surfers live both on and off shore. Many abodes ca... read more

Surf Shacks: An Eclectic Compilation of Surfers' Homes from Coast to Coast

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Kiwi Cyclists Guide To Life

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Remarkable Golf Courses encompasses the extremes of the sport - from the highest golf course in La Paz, Bolivia, to the lowest, in Death Valley, USA; from the most northerly in the Arctic Circle to the most southerly in Tierra del Fuego. The many quirks of the golfing world are ... read more

Remarkable Golf Courses

An updated and expanded edition of Rob Smyth's rollicking history of Anglo-Australian loathing on the cricket field, including three new pieces to cover the topsy-turvy Ashes series of 2015.
Gentlemen and Sledgers charts the ebb and ... read more

Gentlemen and Sledgers: A History of the Ashes in 100 Quotations

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Skateboarding legend Jay Adams s sudden and unexpected death at the age of fifty-three shocked the world. Media outlets including the New York Times, the Washington Post, CNN, the Hollywood Reporter, ESPN, MTV, the Telegraph, and People magazine to name only a few, ... read more

Jay Boy - The Early Years of Jay Adams

War Blacks is the extraordinary story of New Zealand's national sport and The Great War, and the effect each had on the other. Rugby and war have played major roles in the forging of a national New Zealand identity. This is the story of ... read more

War Blacks: the Extraordinary Story of New Zealand's WWI All Blacks

Fly fishing is an inimitable form of escapism for outdoor enthusiasts. Much more than a sport, fly fishing invites connecting with nature and the defining of a personal aesthetic. Equal parts outdoor meditation and escapism, fly fishing appeals to ... read more

The Flyfisher: The Essence and Essentials of Flyfishing

Folk tales of the Shaolin Temple depict warrior monks with superhuman abilities. Today, dozens of East Asian fighting styles trace their roots back to the Buddhist brawlers of Shaolin, although any quest for the tru... read more

A Brief History of the Martial Arts: East Asian Fighting Styles, from Kung Fu to Ninjutsu

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The New Zealand Cricket Almanack is the cricket lover's bible and is regarded worldwide as one of the finest books of its kind. The 69th edition contains all the details of another full year of cricket at all levels, including extensive coverage of all the Black Caps' and White Fe... read more

2016 Cricket Almanack

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Across six of the seven continents on which cricket is played, there are some remarkable cricket grounds. From a tidal strip of sand outside the Ship Inn at Elie, in Fife, to the monumental Melbourne Cricket Ground with its 100,000 capacity, this book features the extraordina... read more

Remarkable Cricket Grounds

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David Goldblatt writes about sports 'with the expansive eye of a social and cultural critic' (Wall Street Journal). In The Games he delivers a magisterial history of the biggest and most beloved sporting event of them all: the Olympics. He tells the epic story of the Games, from their reinven... read more

The Games

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wood. There's much more to surfing than palm trees and beach boy cliches. People surf not only in Hawaii, but also in Norway, South Korea, and India. Surf Odyssey is a book about the world of surfing today and those that live in it. This community is made up of the surfe... read more

Surf: The Culture of Wave Riding