My Favourite Sports Books...

A Listmania! list by Mr. A. Jehangir
 
The Fight
1.  The Fight by Norman Mailer
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  "Magnificent. A homage to Ali and Foreman but much more than just about sport. Best sports writing I've read by a great writer!"
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Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times
2.  Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times by Thomas Hauser
The list author says:
  "The best book about the great Muhammad Ali."
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King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero
3.  King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero by David Remnick
The list author says:
  "Next to Hauser's book, this is the other essential book on the life and career of the greatest heavyweight of all time, except that this is much better written and focuses more on Ali's place in boxing history as a black superstar in an era of racism and oppression. Has sections on Floyd Patterson and Liston too. Great!"
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Ghosts of Manila: The Fateful Blood Feud Between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier
4.  Ghosts of Manila: The Fateful Blood Feud Between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier by Mark Kram
The list author says:
  "A corrective to the myth of Ali but obviously biased. Still essential reading."
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Sir Vivian
5.  Sir Vivian by Viv Richards
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  "Hard-hitting autobiography by probably the greatest batsman of them all."
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Letting Rip: The Fast-Bowling Threat from Lillee to Waqar
6.  Letting Rip: The Fast-Bowling Threat from Lillee to Waqar by Simon Wilde
The list author says:
  "A brilliant analysis of fast bowlers and the impact they have had on the game of cricket."
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Bruce Lee: Fighting Spirit
7.  Bruce Lee: Fighting Spirit by Bruce Thomas
The list author says:
  "A very well-written and readable biography of the great martial artist, Bruce Lee, with lots of detail about his personal life."
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Angry White Pyjamas: A Scrawny Oxford Poet Takes Lessons From The Tokyo Riot Police
8.  Angry White Pyjamas: A Scrawny Oxford Poet Takes Lessons From The Tokyo Riot Police by Robert Twigger
The list author says:
  "A fun, interesting,read this follows the adventures and experiences of a poet who goes to learn Karate in Japan."
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