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#1 THE BOYS IN THE BOAT

Daniel James Brown

The story of the American rowers who pursued gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. Originally published in 2013.

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#2 SHOE DOG

Phil Knight

A memoir by the founder of Nike.

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#3 UNBROKEN

Laura Hillenbrand

An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II. Originally published in 2010 and a 2014 movie.

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#4 BUT SERIOUSLY

John McEnroe

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#5 PAPI

David Ortiz with Michael Holley

Looking back on 14 years with the Red Sox.

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#6 COACH WOODEN AND ME

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

A life-changing 50-year friendship that began during Abdul-Jabbar’s student days at U.C.L.A.

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#7 SHAKEN

Tim Tebow

The Heisman Trophy winner writes about overcoming obstacles.

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#8 I GOT THIS

Laurie Hernandez

How a young woman from New Jersey achieved Olympic gymnastic gold.

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#9 TEAMMATE

David Ross with Don Yaeger

A life in baseball, by the (now retired) Chicago Cubs catcher.

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#10 BARBARIAN DAYS

William Finnegan

This Pulitzer Prize-winning surfing chronicle and memoir by a New Yorker writer celebrates a lifelong obsession.

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