Book & Movie Reviews

Book and movie reviews

Book Review: The Five and Ten Men: Ten Men Who Redefined Distance Running

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Title: The Five and Ten Men: Ten Men Who Redefined Distance RunningAuthor: Richard Amery Pages: 295 ISBN: 978-0-6485614-0-8Publisher: Green Hill...

Book Review: Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance

© Copyright - 2018 - Athletics Illustrated Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance Author: Alex Hutchinson Published: February 6th 2018 by William...

Book Review: In Search of Al Howie

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Title: In Search of Al Howie Author: Jared Beasley Published: October 8, 2019, by Rocky Mountain Books Language: English ISBN-10: 1771603380 ISBN-13: 978-1771603386 Pages:...

Marathon – by Hal Higdon

© Copyright - 2010 - Athletics Illustrated Perhaps you have read John L. Parker Junior’s contribution to running culture, the quasi-fictional parable, Once a Runner...

Ovett An Autobiography – Book Review

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated Genre: Biography Title: Steve Ovett: An Autobiography Author: Steve Ovett and John Rodda ISBN: 0002181193 Pages: 209 Published by: Willow Books, 1984 Book Review Steve...

Book review: We Share the Sun, by Sarah Gearhart

© Copyright - 2023 - Athletics Illustrated Title: We Share the SunAuthor: Sarah GearhartPages: 216Publisher: Pegasus Books LtdRelease date: April 2023ISBN: 978-1-63936-355-1 Review In 1837, Charles...

Book Review: On the Wings of Mercury – by Lorraine Moller

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated On the Wings of Mercury is a self–penned autobiography by Lorraine Moller. From the days when she was...

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has...

Chris McDougall Born to Run A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen. Random House, Inc, 2009 Knopf. 287 pp. $24.95 © Christopher Kelsall...

Book review: The Way of the Runner: A journey into the fabled world of...

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Title: The Way of the Runner: A journey into the fabled world of Japanese running Author: Adharanand Finn Pages: 326 Publisher: Faber...

Movie review: Nike’s Big Bet

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated The documentary curiously titled Nike’s Big Bet by writer, director, and filmmaker Paul Kemp is a must-see...
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