Larry Hodges Table Tennis Book Collection

March 2015

226 Books - 147" (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. Ping-Pong Diplomacy by Nicholas Griffin, 2014
  2. Ping Pong for Fighters, by Tahl Leibovitz, 2014
  3. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. XV: 1986-88, by Tim Boggan, 2014 (signed)
  4. The Ping Pong Diet: A Twenty-One Point Plan, by Chris Ko, MD, 2014
  5. Get Your Game Face On Like the Pros, by Dora Kurimay, 2014 (signed)
  6. Table Tennis Tips, by Larry Hodges, 2014
  7. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. XIV: 1985-86, by Tim Boggan, 2014 (signed)
  8. The Next Step, by Alex Polyakov, 2013
  9. Table Tennis Tactics for Thinkers, by Larry Hodges, 2013
  10. Professional Table Tennis Coaches Handbook, by Larry Hodges, 2013
  11. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. XIII: 1984, by Tim Boggan, 2013 (signed)
  12. The Table Tennis Playbook, by Ben Larcombe, 2013 (ebook)
  13. How to Win at Table Tennis, by Greg Letts, 2012 (ebook)
  14. Adventures of the Ping-Pong Diplomats, Volume 1, by Fred Danner, 2012 (signed)
  15. Get Your Game Face On! Table Tennis, by Dora Kurimay and Kathy Toon, 2012
  16. Ping Pong Fever, by Steve Grant, 2012
  17. Breaking 2000, b y Alex Polyakov, 2012
  18. Book of Butterfly, by Butterfly Japan, 2012
  19. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. XII: 1983, by Tim Boggan , 2012 (signed)
  20. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. XI: 1981-82, by Tim Boggan , 2011 (signed)
  21. Table Tennis: Tips from a World Champion, by Werner Schlager and Bernd-Ulrich Gross, 2011
  22. Boys Look at the Stars, by Enzo Pettinelli, 2011 (ebook)
  23. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. X: 1979-81, by Tim Boggan , 2010 (signed)
  24. PATT Notes: Volume One, by Donn Olsen with Kyongsook Kim, 2010 (signed)
  25. Brenda Mun's Table Tennis Fundamentals, by Brenda Mun, 2010 (signed)
  26. PATT: A Principles Approach to Table Tennis, by Donn Olsen with Kyongsook Kim, 2009 (signed)
  27. Table Tennis: Steps to Success, by Richard McAfee, 2009 (signed)
  28. Doubles, by Anne Borrowdale, 2009 (novel)
  29. Advanced Coaching Manual by ITTF, 2009
  30. Tops Table Tennis, by Glenn Tepper, Alois Rosario, and Wilhelmina Pruyn, 2009 (ebook)
  31. Table Tennis Tactics: 7 Secrets to Playing Like a Champion, author unlisted, 2009 (ebook)
  32. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. IX: 1977-79, by Tim Boggan , 2009 (signed)
  33. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. VIII: 1975-77, by Tim Boggan, 2008 (signed)
  34. Called to Serve: Memoirs of a Table Tennis Champion, by Pat Hildebrand, 2007 (signed)
  35. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. VII: 1973-75, by Tim Boggan, 2007 (signed)
  36. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. VI: 1970-73, by Tim Boggan, 2006 (signed)
  37. USA Table Tennis Membership Directory, 2006
  38. Desktop Table Tennis by Andrew Kirk, 2006
  39. Table Tennis Mastery, by John Kershaw, 2005 (ebook)
  40. My Secret Life as a Ping-Pong Wizard, by Henry Winkler & Lin Oliver, 2005 (children's book)
  41. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. V: 1971-1972, by Tim Boggan, 2005 (signed)
  42. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. IV: 1963-1970, by Tim Boggan, 2005 (signed)
  43. Table Tennis Fascination II, produced by ITTF, 2005
  44. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. III: 1953-1962, by Tim Boggan, 2004 (signed)
  45. Table Tennis: Level 1 Coaching Manual, by Glenn Tepper & ITTF, 2003
  46. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. II: 1940-1952, by Tim Boggan, 2003 (signed)
  47. J-O Waldner: When the Feeling Decides, by Jens Fellke, 2003 (signed by Waldner)
  48. Professional Strength Training for Table Tennis, by Philip Clark, 2003
  49. Table Tennis Fascination, by Takkyu Okoku, 2002 (signed)
  50. Could a Tyrannosaurus Play Table Tennis? by Andrew Plant, 2002 (children's book)
  51. Teaching and Coaching Table Tennis, by Deepak Jain, 2001
  52. Sizzling Chops & Devilish Spins, by Jerome Charyn, 2001
  53. Table Tennis in Schools Program, by Glenn Tepper, Alois Rosario & Wilhelmina Pruyn, 2001
  54. ITTF 1926-2001: Table Tennis Legends, by Zdenko Uzorinac, 2001
  55. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. 1: 1928-1939, by Tim Boggan, 2001 (signed)
  56. Ping Pong: A Play About American College Life, by H.C. Kim, 2001
  57. Killer Ping-Pong, by David Lawrence, 2001
  58. Table Tennis 2000: Technique with Vladimir Samsonov, by Radivoj Hudetz, 2000 (signed by Samsonov)
  59. Table Tennis From A to Z, by Dimosthenis E. Messinis, 2000
  60. Table Tennis: Know the Game, by Gail McCulloch, 2000
  61. Zeke's Olympic Ball Games, by Jason Page, 2000 (chapter on table tennis, cover shot of Deng Yaping)
  62. 50 Years of Service: The National Umpires and Referees Committee, 1950-2000, produced by Colin Clemett, 2000
  63. The Mighty Walzer, by Howard Jacobson, 1999
  64. Table Tennis, by Ashok Kumar, 1999
  65. Learn Table Tennis in a Weekend, by Andrzej Grubba, 1998
  66. Table Tennis, by Bernie Blackall, 1998
  67. Train to Win, by Michel Gadal, 1997
  68. Coloured Pins on a Map: Around The World With Table Tennis, by H. Roy Evans, 1997
  69. Table Tennis: Best of the Best, by Inh Van Le, 1997 (signed)
  70. Winning Table Tennis, by Dan Seemiller & Mark Holowchak, 1996 (signed by Seemiller)
  71. Ping-Pong: Journal of the Henry Miller Library, edited by Linda Sonrisa, Toby Rowland-Jones and Magnus Toren, 1996
  72. Table Tennis: Official Olympic Results, 1996
  73. The Future of Table Tennis in the U.S., by Gilbert Simons, 1996
  74. Not a Game for Boys, by Simon Block, 1995
  75. Ping Pong, by Gail McCulloch, 1995
  76. Table Tennis Education Program, by Steve Bruecker, 1995
  77. Table Tennis: Know the Game, by Gail McCulloch and the English TTA, 1995
  78. Tricks of the Trade for Kids, edited by Jerry Dunn (chapter on table tennis by Larry Hodges), 1994
  79. Table Tennis: Steps to Success, by Larry Hodges, 1993
  80. Play the Game: Table Tennis, by Donald Parker & David Hewitt, 1993
  81. Table Tennis: The Early Years, by Gerald N. Gurney, 1993
  82. Songs of International Friendship, by Hikosuke Tamasu, 1993 (signed)
  83. Ping & Pong, by David McPhail and Dennis Lee, 1993 (child's picture book)
  84. The Riddle Streak, by Susan Beth Pfeffer, 1993 (children's book)
  85. Table Tennis the Sport, by Scott Preiss, 1992 (signed)
  86. Newgy Robot/Player's Instructional Manual, by Larry Thoman, 1992
  87. How to Coach Table Tennis, by David Hewitt, 1990
  88. Table Tennis: How a New Sport Was Born, by Laszlo Bellak, 1990
  89. Ping-Pong is Not Table Tennis! by Fred Tepper, 1990
  90. How to Play Theological Ping-Pong, by Basil Mitchell, 1990
  91. Instructor's Guide to Table Tennis, by Larry Hodges, 1989
  92. Take Up Table Tennis, by Don Parker, 1989
  93. How to Play Table Tennis, by Mike Shaw, 1989
  94. Play the Game: Table Tennis, by Donald Parker & David Hewitt, 1989
  95. Sports Action Table Tennis, Edited by Richard Taylor, 1989
  96. Simple Science Experiments with Ping-Pong Balls, by Eiji Orii & Masako Irii, 1989
  97. A Robot Ping-Pong Player: Experiment in Real-Time Intelligent Control, by Russell Andersson, 1988
  98. Joe's Got a Head Like a Ping-Pong Ball, by Marcia & Jon Pankake,1988 (Music book)
  99. Robot Adept, by Piers Anthony, 1988 (29 pages about a fantasy table tennis match)
  100. Table Tennis: The Skills of the Game, by Gordon Steggall, 1986
  101. Olympic Encyclopedia: Table Tennis, edited by Raymond Gafner, 1986
  102. Forrest Gump, by Winston Groom, 1986
  103. Fathers Playing Catch with Sons, by Donald Hall, 1986. (Chapter on table tennis)
  104. The Pocket Guide to Table Tennis Tactics, by David Fairholm, 1985
  105. Cub Scout Sports: Table Tennis, by USTTA, 1985
  106. TSP/Robbins Sport Guide to Competitive Table Tennis, by Dan Robbins, 1985
  107. Table Tennis: More Than Meets the Eye, by Jim Doney, 1985
  108. 50 Years Across the Table, by Ken Wilkinson, 1984
  109. Billiards, Bowling, Table Tennis, Pinball and Video Games, edited by Robert R. Craven, 1983
  110. Top-Class Table Tennis, by Jill Hammersley and Donald Parker, 1983
  111. Rupert and Pong Ping, by Octopus Books Limited, 1983
  112. Racquet Sports: An Illustrated Guide, by Elinor Nickerson, 1982
  113. Techniques of Chinese Table Tennis Players, compiled by China Sports Editorial Board, 1981
  114. The Chinese Book of Table Tennis, by Ding Shu De, Zhu Qing Zuo, Wang Lian Fang & Yuan Hai Lu, 1981
  115. How To Play Table Tennis, by Peter Simpson, 1981
  116. Acrobats and Ping Pong, by Isobel Willcox, 1981
  117. Spens '81, by Budimir Vojinovic, 1981 (series of table tennis cartoons)
  118. Winning at Table Tennis with Desmond Douglas, by Desmond Douglas, 1980
  119. Successful Table Tennis, by Peter Simpson, 1980
  120. Murray's Guide to Table Tennis, by Noel Shorter, 1979
  121. The Science of Table Tennis, by Brian Burn, 1979
  122. Halex Book of Modern Table Tennis, by Denis Neale, 1978
  123. The Other Racket Sports, by Dick Squires, 1978
  124. Enjoying Racket Sports, by the Diagram Group, 1978
  125. Table Tennis Now, by Barry Hayward and Phil Burwell, 1978
  126. Ball Games, by Nigel Viney and Neil Grant, 1978 (chapter on table tennis)
  127. Advanced Table Tennis Techniques, by Chester Barnes, 1977
  128. Table Tennis, by Harold Myers, 1977
  129. Winning Table Tennis, by Tim Boggan, 1976 (signed)
  130. National School Table Tennis Guide, by Fred Danner, 1976
  131. Table Tennis is Fun, by Maureen O'Bryan & Eric Ford, 1976
  132. Table Sports, by Joe Marcus, 1976
  133. Teach Yourself Table Tennis, by Jack Carrington, 1976
  134. Table Tennis, by David Phillip, 1975
  135. Table Tennis, by Leslie Woolard, 1975
  136. Tackle Table Tennis, by John Hilton, 1975 & 1985
  137. Play Table Tennis, by Martin Sklorz, 1975
  138. Sports Illustrated Table Tennis, by Dick Miles, 1974
  139. The Money Player, by Marty Reisman, 1974 (signed)
  140. Revolutionary China: People, Politics and Ping-Pong, by Ruth Sidel, 1974
  141. Victor Barna, by Philip Reid, 1974
  142. The Will to Win: Dragutin Surbek, by Stjepan Kljuic-Branin, 1973 (English version)
  143. Table Tennis: Know the Game, by English Table Tennis Association, 1973
  144. Topspin, by David Clark (child's fiction story on table tennis), 1973
  145. Play Better Table Tennis, by Peter Simpson, 1973
  146. Captivity: How I Survived 44 Months as a Prisoner of the Red Chinese, by Mary Ann Harbert, 1973
  147. Better Table Tennis for Boys and Girls, by George Sullivan, 1972
  148. Advanced Table Tennis, by Jack Carr, 1972
  149. The Book of Table Tennis, by Glenn Cowan, 1972
  150. Modern Table Tennis Tactics, by Chester Barnes, 1972
  151. Ping Pong by John Waterhouse, 1972 (A play about table tennis, ebook)
  152. Ping Pong to China, by Dr. John Jackson, 1971
  153. Your Book of Table Tennis, by Victor Barna, 1971
  154. Table Tennis for the 'Seventies, by Johnny Leach, 1971
  155. Table Tennis Made Easy, by Johnny Leach, 1971
  156. EP Sport Table Tennis, by Martin Sklorz, 1971
  157. The Youngest Son, Autobiography of Ivor Montagu, 1970 (signed)
  158. The Way to the Top Table Tennis, by Denis Neale, 1970
  159. Progressive Table Tennis, by Jack Carrington, 1970
  160. More Than a Match, by Chester Barnes, 1969
  161. Better Table Tennis, by Johnny Leach, 1969
  162. Advanced Table Tennis, by Jack Carr, 1969
  163. The Game of Table Tennis, by Dick Miles, 1968
  164. The Ogimura Seminar of Table Tennis, by Dell Sweeris, 1968
  165. Table Tennis, by Ruffard Harrison & Margaret Varner, 1967
  166. How to Improve Your Table Tennis, by Si Wasserman, 1967
  167. Teach Yourself Books: Table Tennis, by Geoffrey Harrower, 1966
  168. Table Tennis, by Diane Rowe, 1965
  169. Table Tennis, Ping Pong, by Si Wasserman, 1963
  170. Table Tennis Today, by Victor Barna, 1962
  171. Table Tennis Complete, by Johnny Leach, 1960
  172. Instructions in Table Tennis, by Harry Venner, 1960
  173. Table Tennis, by Eric Hyde, 1960
  174. It's All in the Game, by James Shea, 1960
  175. Table Tennis - A New Approach, by Ken Stanley, 1959
  176. Tackle Table Tennis This Way, by Ann Haydon, 1958
  177. How to Win at Table Tennis, by Victor Barna, 1957
  178. Boys' Book of All Sports, edited by W.J. Hicks, 1957 (several chapters on table tennis)
  179. Ping Pong, by Parker Brothers, 1956
  180. Table Tennis My Way, by Johnny Leach, 1955
  181. Ping Pong: A Play, by Arthur Adamov, 1955
  182. The Twins on Table Tennis, by Diane and Rosalind Rowe, 1955
  183. How To Become a Champion At Table Tennis, by Miklos Svabados, 1954
  184. Table Tennis Sports Activity Book, by William P. Gottlieb, 1954
  185. Table Tennis Illustrated, by Douglas Cartland, 1953
  186. Young Readers Indoor Sports Stories, by Charles Coombs (fiction story on table tennis), 1952
  187. Table Tennis For All, by Johnny Leach, 1951
  188. Know the Game of Table Tennis, produced by English Table Tennis Association, 1951
  189. Twenty-One Up, by Richard Bergmann, 1950
  190. Boys' Book of All Sports, edited by W.J. Hicks, 1950 (several chapters on table tennis)
  191. Your Book of Table Tennis, by William P. Gottlieb, 1949?
  192. Table Tennis, by Coleman Clark, 1948
  193. Rule Book Badminton Table Tennis Squash, produced by A.G. Spalding, 1947
  194. Top-Notch Table Tennis, by Emily Fuller, 1942
  195. Table Tennis, by Jay Purves, 1942
  196. Table Tennis, A Guide for Beginners and Enthusiasts, by Eric Hyde, 1940
  197. The Ping-Pong Game, by William Saroyan, 1939
  198. Table Tennis Comes of Age, by Sol Schiff, 1939
  199. Modern Table Tennis, by Jack Carrington, 1939 (revised version in 1960)
  200. How to Play Table Tennis, by Coleman Clark, 1938
  201. Table Tennis, by Coleman Clark, 1938
  202. Table Tennis, by Ivor Montagu, 1937
  203. Games and Recreation Series: Table Tennis, by Ivor Montagu, 1936
  204. Success at Table Tennis, by Istvan Kelen, 1936
  205. The New Hoyle Standard Games, by Paul Seymour, 1936 (section on ping pong)
  206. Table Tennis, by M.A. Symons, 1935
  207. Lawn Tennis & Table Tennis, by Vantage, 1935
  208. Popular Sports, by Frank Collins, 1935 (chapter on ping pong)
  209. Table Tennis, by Arthur Waite, 1933(?)
  210. Table Tennis Tactics, by William R. Stewart, 1933
  211. Modern Ping-Pong and How to Play It, by Coleman Clark, 1933
  212. Ping-Pong, Game, Tactics, and Laws, by Cornelius Schaad, 1930
  213. Ping Pong, by Cornelius Schaad, 1930
  214. A Manual of Ping-Pong, the Game, Its Tactics and Laws, by Cornelius G. Schaad, 1928
  215. Table Tennis, by the American Sports Publishing Company, 1902
  216. Ping-Pong, The Game & How to Play It, by Arnold Parker, 1902
  217. 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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