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Books by George Plimpton (8)

  • The book that made a legend, and a classic of sports writing – George Plimpton's Paper Lion is published in the UK on its 50th anniversary.

  • George Plimpton takes to the ice with the Boston Bruins in this memorable portrait of the rough-and-tumble world of professional ice hockey

  • From the author of Paper Lion. George Plimpton goes behind the scenes of a professional baseball team in the classic that Ernest Hemingway called ‘beautifully observed and incredibly conceived’

  • George Plimpton's follow-up to the classic Paper Lion, rejoining two of his former teammates in an insightful glimpse into the lives of professional sportspeople

  • An amateur steps into the ring against a champion boxer ... Published for the first time in the UK, George Plimpton's masterpiece on boxing, Shadow Box

  • What happens when an average golf player joins the professional circuit for a month? George Plimpton finds out in this masterpiece of sports writing

  • A brilliant and unique biography of a 60s icon, now the subject of a major new film.