Gary `Sox' Hocking raced against the likes of Geoff Duke, Mike Hailwood and John Surtees, and eventually became double world champion - yet his name remains largely forgotten. He retired at an early stage in his career, and the explanation so often given for this ultimately proved far removed from t..
Four-time Formula One Drivers' Champion Alain Prost is one of the best racing drivers of all time. Having discovered karting at the age of 14 during a family holiday, Prost progressed through motorsport's junior ranks, winning the French and European Formula Three championships, before joining the M..
Muhammad Ali was a champion, a poet, a prophet. Sports Illustrated called him "the greatest athlete of the twentieth century." And yet he was even more than all of that, "a whole greater than the sum of its parts . . . bigger, brighter, more original and influential than just about anyone of his era..
Napier, 1915: Alice May Parkinson shoots and kills her lover. Her trial and its aftermath cause controversy throughout New Zealand. Is she a feminist heroine or a callous killer...or simply a desperate woman who ran out of choices? This is her story...
"What a fine thing it is to have this full and final show of Barry"s wrerterly productivity laid out expansively, matched by a photo-essay that shows Barry doing what he always did most: working, in his own self-made situ. Laid out, too, in the long thin lines he loved to trace, on paper/ canvas, in..
Bill Birch was the quiet achiever of New Zealand politics. A trusted lieutenant to Prime Ministers Muldoon, Bolger and Shipley, Birch was at the heart of the action across a turbulent quarter-century of political and social change.
From 'Think Big' and the Employment Contracts Act to overhauls of i..
As a key player during the election campaign and transition, and Donald Trump's press secretary for the first seven months in the White House, Sean Spicer found himself on the front line between Trump and the press - regularly jousting with the media and having to explain the President's policy deci..
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) affects more than ten million Americans, yet the disorder is shrouded in mystery. Only recently have treatments like dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) been developed for this 'incurable' condition that causes chaotic and unstable moods, self-injury and/or suici..
Meet Stan and his mates. All football fanatics, all enthusiastic followers of the English national team - so far, so normal, right? Wrong. You've probably already spotted them on TV, or maybe at an England match. They're the group of blokes all dressed up as St George. In this hilarious book, Stan ..
Scotch Paterson was born in Scotland in 1911 and emigrated here at age ten. In World War II, despite his pacifist ideals, he went to Italy to fight in the Allied cause. This is the candid story of his service, first as a corporal, then as a commissioned officer. CASSINO to TRIESTE documents the dema..