Game On: 10 Best Sports Books Ever Written

Rivalries, triumphs, and heartbreaks make these narratives sing.

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Buy Summer of '49 at Amazon

Summer of '49

By David Halberstam

Buy The Fight at Amazon

The Fight

By Norman Mailer

Buy Seabiscuit at Amazon


By Laura Hillenbrand

Buy Paper Lion at Amazon

Paper Lion

By George Plimpton

Buy Unforgivable Blackness at Amazon

Unforgivable Blackness

By Geoffrey C. Ward

Buy Levels of the Game at Amazon

Levels of the Game

By John McPhee

Buy Wonder Girl at Amazon

Wonder Girl

By Don Van Natta Jr.

Buy The Boys of Winter at Amazon

The Boys of Winter

By Wayne Coffey

Buy Soccer in Sun and Shadow at Amazon

Soccer in Sun and Shadow

By Eduardo Galeano