Larry Hodges Table Tennis Book Collection

August 2014

221 Books - 144" (nearly 12 feet!) of shelf space!
Click on picture for larger image - large enough that you can read the writing on the books!
(I've added about 30 books since the picture was taken.)
Note -
Only books in English are actively being collected.

Books in English

  1. Get Your Game Face On Like the Pros, by Dora Kurimay, 2014 (signed)
  2. Table Tennis Tips, by Larry Hodges, 2014
  3. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. XIV, by Tim Boggan, 2014 (signed)
  4. The Next Step, by Alex Polyakov, 2013
  5. Table Tennis Tactics for Thinkers, by Larry Hodges, 2013
  6. Professional Table Tennis Coaches Handbook, by Larry Hodges, 2013
  7. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. XIII: 1984, by Tim Boggan, 2013 (signed)
  8. The Table Tennis Playbook, by Ben Larcombe, 2013 (ebook)
  9. How to Win at Table Tennis, by Greg Letts, 2012 (ebook)
  10. Adventures of the Ping-Pong Diplomats, Volume 1, by Fred Danner, 2012 (signed)
  11. Get Your Game Face On! Table Tennis, by Dora Kurimay and Kathy Toon, 2012
  12. Ping Pong Fever, by Steve Grant, 2012
  13. Breaking 2000, b y Alex Polyakov, 2012
  14. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. XII: 1983, by Tim Boggan , 2012 (signed)
  15. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. XI: 1981-82, by Tim Boggan , 2011 (signed)
  16. Table Tennis: Tips from a World Champion, by Werner Schlager and Bernd-Ulrich Gross, 2011
  17. Boys Look at the Stars, by Enzo Pettinelli, 2011 (ebook)
  18. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. X: 1979-81, by Tim Boggan , 2010 (signed)
  19. PATT Notes: Volume One, by Donn Olsen with Kyongsook Kim, 2010 (signed)
  20. Brenda Mun's Table Tennis Fundamentals, by Brenda Mun, 2010 (signed)
  21. PATT: A Principles Approach to Table Tennis, by Donn Olsen with Kyongsook Kim, 2009 (signed)
  22. Table Tennis: Steps to Success, by Richard McAfee, 2009 (signed)
  23. Doubles, by Anne Borrowdale, 2009 (novel)
  24. Advanced Coaching Manual by ITTF, 2009
  25. Tops Table Tennis, by Glenn Tepper, Alois Rosario, and Wilhelmina Pruyn, 2009 (ebook)
  26. Table Tennis Tactics: 7 Secrets to Playing Like a Champion, author unlisted, 2009 (ebook)
  27. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. IX: 1977-79, by Tim Boggan , 2009 (signed)
  28. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. VIII: 1975-77, by Tim Boggan, 2008 (signed)
  29. Called to Serve: Memoirs of a Table Tennis Champion, by Pat Hildebrand, 2007 (signed)
  30. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. VII: 1973-75, by Tim Boggan, 2007 (signed)
  31. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. VI: 1970-73, by Tim Boggan, 2006 (signed)
  32. USA Table Tennis Membership Directory 2006
  33. Desktop Table Tennis by Andrew Kirk, 2006
  34. Table Tennis Mastery, by John Kershaw, 2005 (ebook)
  35. My Secret Life as a Ping-Pong Wizard, by Henry Winkler & Lin Oliver, 2005 (children's book)
  36. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. V: 1971-1972, by Tim Boggan, 2005 (signed)
  37. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. IV: 1963-1970, by Tim Boggan, 2005 (signed)
  38. Table Tennis Fascination II, produced by ITTF, 2005
  39. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. III: 1953-1962, by Tim Boggan, 2004 (signed)
  40. Table Tennis: Level 1 Coaching Manual, by Glenn Tepper & ITTF, 2003
  41. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. II: 1940-1952, by Tim Boggan, 2003 (signed)
  42. J-O Waldner: When the Feeling Decides, by Jens Fellke, 2003 (signed by Waldner)
  43. Professional Strength Training for Table Tennis, by Philip Clark, 2003
  44. Table Tennis Fascination, by Takkyu Okoku, 2002 (signed)
  45. Could a Tyrannosaurus Play Table Tennis? by Andrew Plant, 2002 (children's book)
  46. Teaching and Coaching Table Tennis, by Deepak Jain, 2001
  47. Sizzling Chops & Devilish Spins, by Jerome Charyn, 2001
  48. Table Tennis in Schools Program, by Glenn Tepper, Alois Rosario & Wilhelmina Pruyn, 2001
  49. ITTF 1926-2001: Table Tennis Legends, by Zdenko Uzorinac, 2001
  50. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. 1: 1928-1939, by Tim Boggan, 2001 (signed)
  51. Ping Pong: A Play About American College Life, by H.C. Kim, 2001
  52. Killer Ping-Pong, by David Lawrence, 2001
  53. Table Tennis 2000: Technique with Vladimir Samsonov, by Radivoj Hudetz, 2000 (signed by Samsonov)
  54. Table Tennis From A to Z, by Dimosthenis E. Messinis, 2000
  55. Table Tennis: Know the Game, by Gail McCulloch, 2000
  56. Zeke's Olympic Ball Games, by Jason Page, 2000 (chapter on table tennis, cover shot of Deng Yaping)
  57. 50 Years of Service: The National Umpires and Referees Committee, 1950-2000, produced by Colin Clemett, 2000
  58. The Mighty Walzer, by Howard Jacobson, 1999
  59. Table Tennis, by Ashok Kumar, 1999
  60. Learn Table Tennis in a Weekend, by Andrzej Grubba, 1998
  61. Table Tennis, by Bernie Blackall, 1998
  62. Train to Win, by Michel Gadal, 1997
  63. Coloured Pins on a Map: Around The World With Table Tennis, by H. Roy Evans, 1997
  64. Table Tennis: Best of the Best, by Inh Van Le, 1997 (signed)
  65. Winning Table Tennis, by Dan Seemiller & Mark Holowchak, 1996 (signed by Seemiller)
  66. Ping-Pong: Journal of the Henry Miller Library, edited by Linda Sonrisa, Toby Rowland-Jones and Magnus Toren, 1996
  67. Table Tennis: Official Olympic Results, 1996
  68. The Future of Table Tennis in the U.S., by Gilbert Simons, 1996
  69. Not a Game for Boys, by Simon Block, 1995
  70. Ping Pong, by Gail McCulloch, 1995
  71. Table Tennis Education Program, by Steve Bruecker, 1995
  72. Table Tennis: Know the Game, by Gail McCulloch and the English TTA, 1995
  73. Tricks of the Trade for Kids, edited by Jerry Dunn (chapter on table tennis by Larry Hodges), 1994
  74. Table Tennis: Steps to Success, by Larry Hodges, 1993
  75. Play the Game: Table Tennis, by Donald Parker & David Hewitt, 1993
  76. Table Tennis: The Early Years, by Gerald N. Gurney, 1993
  77. Songs of International Friendship, by Hikosuke Tamasu, 1993 (signed)
  78. Ping & Pong, by David McPhail and Dennis Lee, 1993 (child's picture book)
  79. The Riddle Streak, by Susan Beth Pfeffer, 1993 (children's book)
  80. Table Tennis the Sport, by Scott Preiss, 1992 (signed)
  81. Newgy Robot/Player's Instructional Manual, by Larry Thoman, 1992
  82. How to Coach Table Tennis, by David Hewitt, 1990
  83. Table Tennis: How a New Sport Was Born, by Laszlo Bellak, 1990
  84. Ping-Pong is Not Table Tennis! by Fred Tepper, 1990
  85. How to Play Theological Ping-Pong, by Basil Mitchell, 1990
  86. Instructor's Guide to Table Tennis, by Larry Hodges, 1989
  87. Take Up Table Tennis, by Don Parker, 1989
  88. How to Play Table Tennis, by Mike Shaw, 1989
  89. Play the Game: Table Tennis, by Donald Parker & David Hewitt, 1989
  90. Sports Action Table Tennis, Edited by Richard Taylor, 1989
  91. Simple Science Experiments with Ping-Pong Balls, by Eiji Orii & Masako Irii, 1989
  92. A Robot Ping-Pong Player: Experiment in Real-Time Intelligent Control, by Russell Andersson, 1988
  93. Joe's Got a Head Like a Ping-Pong Ball, by Marcia & Jon Pankake,1988 (Music book)
  94. Robot Adept, by Piers Anthony, 1988 (29 pages about a fantasy table tennis match)
  95. Table Tennis: The Skills of the Game, by Gordon Steggall, 1986
  96. Olympic Encyclopedia: Table Tennis, edited by Raymond Gafner, 1986
  97. Forrest Gump, by Winston Groom, 1986
  98. Fathers Playing Catch with Sons, by Donald Hall, 1986. (Chapter on table tennis)
  99. The Pocket Guide to Table Tennis Tactics, by David Fairholm, 1985
  100. Cub Scout Sports: Table Tennis, by USTTA, 1985
  101. TSP/Robbins Sport Guide to Competitive Table Tennis, by Dan Robbins, 1985
  102. Table Tennis: More Than Meets the Eye, by Jim Doney, 1985
  103. 50 Years Across the Table, by Ken Wilkinson, 1984
  104. Billiards, Bowling, Table Tennis, Pinball and Video Games, edited by Robert R. Craven, 1983
  105. Top-Class Table Tennis, by Jill Hammersley and Donald Parker, 1983
  106. Rupert and Pong Ping, by Octopus Books Limited, 1983
  107. Racquet Sports: An Illustrated Guide, by Elinor Nickerson, 1982
  108. Techniques of Chinese Table Tennis Players, compiled by China Sports Editorial Board, 1981
  109. The Chinese Book of Table Tennis, by Ding Shu De, Zhu Qing Zuo, Wang Lian Fang & Yuan Hai Lu, 1981
  110. How To Play Table Tennis, by Peter Simpson, 1981
  111. Acrobats and Ping Pong, by Isobel Willcox, 1981
  112. Spens '81, by Budimir Vojinovic, 1981 (series of table tennis cartoons)
  113. Winning at Table Tennis with Desmond Douglas, by Desmond Douglas, 1980
  114. Successful Table Tennis, by Peter Simpson, 1980
  115. Murray's Guide to Table Tennis, by Noel Shorter, 1979
  116. The Science of Table Tennis, by Brian Burn, 1979
  117. Halex Book of Modern Table Tennis, by Denis Neale, 1978
  118. The Other Racket Sports, by Dick Squires, 1978
  119. Enjoying Racket Sports, by the Diagram Group, 1978
  120. Table Tennis Now, by Barry Hayward and Phil Burwell, 1978
  121. Ball Games, by Nigel Viney and Neil Grant, 1978 (chapter on table tennis)
  122. Advanced Table Tennis Techniques, by Chester Barnes, 1977
  123. Table Tennis, by Harold Myers, 1977
  124. Winning Table Tennis, by Tim Boggan, 1976 (signed)
  125. National School Table Tennis Guide, by Fred Danner, 1976
  126. Table Tennis is Fun, by Maureen O'Bryan & Eric Ford, 1976
  127. Table Sports, by Joe Marcus, 1976
  128. Teach Yourself Table Tennis, by Jack Carrington, 1976
  129. Table Tennis, by David Phillip, 1975
  130. Table Tennis, by Leslie Woolard, 1975
  131. Tackle Table Tennis, by John Hilton, 1975 & 1985
  132. Play Table Tennis, by Martin Sklorz, 1975
  133. Sports Illustrated Table Tennis, by Dick Miles, 1974
  134. The Money Player, by Marty Reisman, 1974 (signed)
  135. Revolutionary China: People, Politics and Ping-Pong, by Ruth Sidel, 1974
  136. Victor Barna, by Philip Reid, 1974
  137. The Will to Win: Dragutin Surbek, by Stjepan Kljuic-Branin, 1973 (English version)
  138. Table Tennis: Know the Game, by English Table Tennis Association, 1973
  139. Topspin, by David Clark (child's fiction story on table tennis), 1973
  140. Play Better Table Tennis, by Peter Simpson, 1973
  141. Captivity: How I Survived 44 Months as a Prisoner of the Red Chinese, by Mary Ann Harbert, 1973
  142. Better Table Tennis for Boys and Girls, by George Sullivan, 1972
  143. Advanced Table Tennis, by Jack Carr, 1972
  144. The Book of Table Tennis, by Glenn Cowan, 1972
  145. Modern Table Tennis Tactics, by Chester Barnes, 1972
  146. Ping Pong by John Waterhouse, 1972 (A play about table tennis, ebook)
  147. Ping Pong to China, by Dr. John Jackson, 1971
  148. Your Book of Table Tennis, by Victor Barna, 1971
  149. Table Tennis for the 'Seventies, by Johnny Leach, 1971
  150. Table Tennis Made Easy, by Johnny Leach, 1971
  151. EP Sport Table Tennis, by Martin Sklorz, 1971
  152. The Youngest Son, Autobiography of Ivor Montagu, 1970 (signed)
  153. The Way to the Top Table Tennis, by Denis Neale, 1970
  154. Progressive Table Tennis, by Jack Carrington, 1970
  155. More Than a Match, by Chester Barnes, 1969
  156. Better Table Tennis, by Johnny Leach, 1969
  157. Advanced Table Tennis, by Jack Carr, 1969
  158. The Game of Table Tennis, by Dick Miles, 1968
  159. The Ogimura Seminar of Table Tennis, by Dell Sweeris, 1968
  160. Table Tennis, by Ruffard Harrison & Margaret Varner, 1967
  161. How to Improve Your Table Tennis, by Si Wasserman, 1967
  162. Teach Yourself Books: Table Tennis, by Geoffrey Harrower, 1966
  163. Table Tennis, by Diane Rowe, 1965
  164. Table Tennis, Ping Pong, by Si Wasserman, 1963
  165. Table Tennis Today, by Victor Barna, 1962
  166. Table Tennis Complete, by Johnny Leach, 1960
  167. Instructions in Table Tennis, by Harry Venner, 1960
  168. Table Tennis, by Eric Hyde, 1960
  169. It's All in the Game, by James Shea, 1960
  170. Table Tennis - A New Approach, by Ken Stanley, 1959
  171. Tackle Table Tennis This Way, by Ann Haydon, 1958
  172. How to Win at Table Tennis, by Victor Barna, 1957
  173. Boys' Book of All Sports, edited by W.J. Hicks, 1957 (several chapters on table tennis)
  174. Ping Pong, by Parker Brothers, 1956
  175. Table Tennis My Way, by Johnny Leach, 1955
  176. Ping Pong: A Play, by Arthur Adamov, 1955
  177. The Twins on Table Tennis, by Diane and Rosalind Rowe, 1955
  178. How To Become a Champion At Table Tennis, by Miklos Svabados, 1954
  179. Table Tennis Sports Activity Book, by William P. Gottlieb, 1954
  180. Table Tennis Illustrated, by Douglas Cartland, 1953
  181. Young Readers Indoor Sports Stories, by Charles Coombs (fiction story on table tennis), 1952
  182. Table Tennis For All, by Johnny Leach, 1951
  183. Know the Game of Table Tennis, produced by English Table Tennis Association, 1951
  184. Twenty-One Up, by Richard Bergmann, 1950
  185. Boys' Book of All Sports, edited by W.J. Hicks, 1950 (several chapters on table tennis)
  186. Your Book of Table Tennis, by William P. Gottlieb, 1949?
  187. Table Tennis, by Coleman Clark, 1948
  188. Rule Book Badminton Table Tennis Squash, produced by A.G. Spalding, 1947
  189. Top-Notch Table Tennis, by Emily Fuller, 1942
  190. Table Tennis, by Jay Purves, 1942
  191. Table Tennis, A Guide for Beginners and Enthusiasts, by Eric Hyde, 1940
  192. The Ping-Pong Game, by William Saroyan, 1939
  193. Table Tennis Comes of Age, by Sol Schiff, 1939
  194. Modern Table Tennis, by Jack Carrington, 1939 (revised version in 1960)
  195. How to Play Table Tennis, by Coleman Clark, 1938
  196. Table Tennis, by Coleman Clark, 1938
  197. Table Tennis, by Ivor Montagu, 1937
  198. Games and Recreation Series: Table Tennis, by Ivor Montagu, 1936
  199. Success at Table Tennis, by Istvan Kelen, 1936
  200. The New Hoyle Standard Games, by Paul Seymour, 1936 (section on ping pong)
  201. Table Tennis, by M.A. Symons, 1935
  202. Lawn Tennis & Table Tennis, by Vantage, 1935
  203. Popular Sports, by Frank Collins, 1935 (chapter on ping pong)
  204. Table Tennis, by Arthur Waite, 1933(?)
  205. Table Tennis Tactics, by William R. Stewart, 1933
  206. Modern Ping-Pong and How to Play It, by Coleman Clark, 1933
  207. Ping-Pong, Game, Tactics, and Laws, by Cornelius Schaad, 1930
  208. Ping Pong, by Cornelius Schaad, 1930
  209. A Manual of Ping-Pong, the Game, Its Tactics and Laws, by Cornelius G. Schaad, 1928
  210. Table Tennis, by the American Sports Publishing Company, 1902
  211. Ping-Pong, The Game & How to Play It, by Arnold Parker, 1902
  212. A Handbook to Ping Pong: Table Tennis And How To Play It With Rules Illustrated, by J.G. Ritchie and Walter Harrison, 1902

Non-English

Note - I'm looking for copy of my book, Table Tennis: Steps to Success, Indonesian edition, 1996 & 1999

  1. Table Tennis: Steps to Success, by Larry Hodges, Malaysian edition, 2006
  2. Table Tennis: Steps to Success, by Larry Hodges, Chinese edition, 2005
  3. Table Tennis: Steps to Success, by Larry Hodges, Korean edition, 2005
  4. Table Tennis: Steps to Success, by Larry Hodges, Hebrew edition, 2005
  5. History of Table Tennis: 64 Years in Japan, by Hikosuke Tamasu, 2000. (Japanese)
  6. Autobiography of Zhuang Zedong, 1998 (Chinese)
  7. Let's Go! Inachu Ping Pong Club, 1993. (Japanese)
  8. Ping Pong, by S. Carmiggelt, 1979. (Dutch)
  9. Table Tennis, by Joto Dryakovski, 1974. (Bulgarian)

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