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The Men on Magic Carpets

The Men on Magic Carpets

Ed Hawkins

Imagine you are a professional footballer, golfer or athlete. Now imagine you are that professional sportsman or sportswoman but -- using no more than the power of your own mind -- you can make yourself bigger, faster, more...

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Not Bad Thanks

Not Bad Thanks

Graeme Willingham

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Sky Girls: The True Story of the First Women's Cross-Country Air Race

Sky Girls: The True Story of the First Women’s Cross-Country Air Race

Gene Nora Jessen

The inspiring, true story of the first female pilots taking their rightful place in the exciting world of aviation.

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Black Pearls: The Aboriginal and Islander Sports Hall of Fame

Black Pearls: The Aboriginal and Islander Sports Hall of Fame

Colin Tatz, Paul Tatz

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Power of the Pedal: The Story of Australian Cycling

Power of the Pedal: The Story of Australian Cycling

Rupert Guinness

In Power of the Pedal, cycling journalist Rupert Guinness reveals 200 years of the bike in Australia, covering not only its place in Australian everyday life but also the big races, here and abroad. Along the way, read about...

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Steve Smith's Men: Behind Australian Cricket's Fall

Steve Smith’s Men: Behind Australian Cricket’s Fall

Geoff Lemon

A frank, fearless and often humorous account of the 2018 ball tampering scandal in the Australian cricket team, from a writer who was there for every ball and every statement.

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Basketball (and Other Things)

Basketball (and Other Things)

Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres

An informative and hilarious illustrated look at the thirty-six most important arguments ever made about basketball, from the super serious to the super ridiculous

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The Football Solution

The Football Solution

George Megalogenis

In a characteristically sweeping and entertaining story, George Megalogenis reveals how football has been shaped by the nation that invented it and how the game we love, in turn, might help resolve Australia's political impasse.

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Roar

Roar

Samantha Lane

A celebration of the wonderful characters of the AFLW and the remarkable success of the new Women's League.

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Leather Soul

Leather Soul

Bob Murphy

Bob Murphy has never been a typical footballer. Music buff, Age columnist and Winnebago driver, he is as comfortable in a Fitzroy café or the front bar of a grungy pub as he is in the locker room. In this unique memoir,...

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A Sporting Chance

A Sporting Chance

Titus O'Reily

Ridiculous Australian tales of sporting stuff-ups and forgiveness by the bestselling author of A Thoroughly Unhelpful History of Australian Sport.   

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Oppy: The Life of Sir Hubert Opperman

Oppy: The Life of Sir Hubert Opperman

Daniel Oakman

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Crossing The Line: How Australian Cricket Lost its Way

Crossing The Line: How Australian Cricket Lost its Way

Gideon Haigh

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String Theory: David Foster Wallace On Tennis: A Library of America Special Publication

String Theory: David Foster Wallace On Tennis: A Library of America Special Publication

David Foster Wallace, John Jeremiah Sullivan

A Library of America special publication.

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The Peter Norman Story

The Peter Norman Story

Andrew Webster, Matt Norman

The inspirational story of athlete Peter Norman - the greatest Australian hero you don't know.

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A Wink from the Universe

A Wink from the Universe

Martin Flanagan

One of our most beloved sportswriters takes us behind the scenes of a football fairytale.

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Born to Run: The hidden tribe, the ultra-runners, and the greatest race the world has never seen

Born to Run: The hidden tribe, the ultra-runners, and the greatest race the world has never seen

Christopher McDougall

At the heart of Born to Run lies a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, the Tarahumara, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world; in 1993, one of them, aged 57, came first in a...

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The Art of Fielding

The Art of Fielding

Chad Harbach

A wonderful, warm novel from a major new American voice.

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