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Seabiscuit: An American Legend

Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand chronicles the life history of perhaps the most celebrated racing horse in American history, Seabiscuit. Written off because of its crooked legs, the horse managed to surprise the racing world and take it by storm, but not without the help of three men. At the peak of his fame, Seabiscuit received arguably more coverage than Hitler and Franklin Roosevelt.

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The System

The System by Jeff Benefict and Armen Keteyian is an effort in investigative journalism, bringing to us an in-depth and first-hand look at how the almighty College Football machine operates in America, showing us some uncomfortable and inconvenient truths.

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Orr: My Story

My Story by Bobby Orr is an autobiography written by the legend himself, exploring not only his exploits in the world of hockey but also the long road he traveled as a human being to get to that point.

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Winterdance

Winderdance by Gary Paulsen is a biographical chronicles of the author’s unlikely journey through the Iditarod, a 1150-mile long winter dog sled race, beginning in Anchorage and ending all the way in Nome.

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Into Thin Air

Into Thin Air was written by Jon Krakauer, one of the people who witnessed the disaster which happened on May 1996 on Mt. Everest. Said disaster came in the form of an unpredictable storm and ended up claiming five lives in the process. This is a harrowing first-hand account and reflection on the event.

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Open: An Autobiography

Open: An Autobiography is, as you can tell, an autobiography, written by Andre Agassi himself, the famous tennis player who won a total of eight Grand Slams. In this book, he details the many events which have come to mark his life, for better or for worse.

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The Secret Race

The Secret Race by Tyler is an in-depth look at the world of doping, or more specifically, on how it affected the Tour de France cycling competitions. As it happens, doping is a much more widespread practice than most of us believe, practically forming an entire sub-culture which remains out of the public spotlight… until now, of course.

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