The Civil War Rivalry
by Kerry Eggers
Chapter and verse on 120 years of Ducks-Beavers. A must for Oregonians. Who love football. And have a lot of free time.
by Andrew Maraniss
Tale of Perry Wallace's integrating SEC hoops. Starts slow but brings to life the Civil Rights struggle in gripping, personal detail.
• Read an excerpt at SI.com
Embrace the Suck
by Stephen Madden
First-person immersion into the CrossFit movement captures the ridiculous and redemptive, awful and awesome, of the trend/cult.
• Read a Q&A with the author at SI.com
by Tim Howard with Ali Benjamin
U.S. and Everton goalie unloads about career and growing up with Tourette's. Simple and blurby approach makes it very readable.