NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER - John Grisham takes you to a different kind of court in his first basketball novel. Samuel "Sooley" Sooleymon is a raw, young talent with big hoop dreams--and even bigger challenges off the court.
“Propulsive, transfixing, and disturbing. I could not set the book down. Harrowing and fearlessly honest, The Happiest Girl in the World is a haunting read because it couldn't have done justice to its subjects – fictional and real – any other way.” —Popsugar
Daniel "Trip" Furman is poised to be the next great athlete of his generation. He has grown up surrounded by stellar coaches and teachers, but a series of personal losses during his final semester of college sends him reeling into despair, and he abandons his promising career.
In this inspiring novel, one ordinary man makes the pilgrimage to the mythical greens of St. Andrews—the birthplace of golf—on a search for greatness.
If golf novels had a leaderboard, Miracle at St.
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“You’ll love this engrossing novel.” —People
Named a Best Book of the Year by LibraryReads, BookBrowse, and Goodreads
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Anxious People, a dazzling and profound novel about a small town with a big dream—a
Ruth Devon starred for Georgetown Basketball back in college--until she injured her knee, married her coach, and found a new career calling games on the radio. Twenty years later, Ruth and her now-ex-husband, Lester, are two of the most famous faces in sports media. When Lester decides to retire from the announcers' booth, Ruth goes after his job.
Ride away on a 'round-the-world adventure of a lifetime—with only a change of clothes and a pearl-handled revolver—in this trascendent novel inspired by the life of Annie Londonderry.
“Bicycling has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world.”—Susan B. Anthony
Who was Annie Londonderry?
2021 Professional Achievement Award, Johns Hopkins University faculty
In this visionary sequel to Castro’s Curveball, the former Washington Senators Minor League catcher has returned to Havana with a small role in a movie being filmed on location.
Deluxe Hardcover edition, featuring a photo insert, surfing map of Southern California, eight pages of the original script to the film Big Wednedsday, essays by Roger McGrath, Tatsuo Takei, Don James, and Peter Townend, as well as John Milius' original pitch letter to Lynn Nesbit, a surf term glossary, and new afterword