Larry Hodges Table Tennis Book Collection

February 2016

235 Books - over 13 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 40 books since the picture above was taken.)
Note -
Only books in English are actively being collected.

Books in English

  1. The Metaphysics of Ping-Pong by Guido Mina di Sospiro (2015)
  2. Expert in a Year: The Ultimate Table Tennis Challenge, by Ben Larcombe and Sam Priestly, 2015
  3. The Spirit of Pong, by Larry Hodges, 2015
  4. 100 Days of Table Tennis, by Samson Dubina, 2015 (signed)
  5. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. XVI, 1988-89, by Tim Boggan, 2015 (signed)
  6. USATT Club Developmental Handbook, by Yang Yu, 2015
  7. Ping-Pong Diplomacy, by Nicholas Griffin, 2015
  8. Ping Pong for Fighters, by Tahl Leibovitz, 2014
  9. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. XV: 1986-88, by Tim Boggan, 2014 (signed)
  10. The Ping Pong Diet: A Twenty-One Point Plan, by Chris Ko, MD, 2014
  11. Get Your Game Face On Like the Pros, by Dora Kurimay, 2014 (signed)
  12. Table Tennis Tips, by Larry Hodges, 2014
  13. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. XIV: 1985-86, by Tim Boggan, 2014 (signed)
  14. The Next Step, by Alex Polyakov, 2013
  15. Table Tennis Tactics for Thinkers, by Larry Hodges, 2013
  16. Professional Table Tennis Coaches Handbook, by Larry Hodges, 2013
  17. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. XIII: 1984, by Tim Boggan, 2013 (signed)
  18. The Mystery of the Lost Racket, by Enzo Pettinelli, 2013 (ebook)
  19. The Table Tennis Playbook, by Ben Larcombe, 2013 (ebook)
  20. How to Win at Table Tennis, by Greg Letts, 2012 (ebook)
  21. Adventures of the Ping-Pong Diplomats, Volume 1, by Fred Danner, 2012 (signed)
  22. Get Your Game Face On! Table Tennis, by Dora Kurimay and Kathy Toon, 2012
  23. Ping Pong Fever, by Steve Grant, 2012
  24. Breaking 2000, b y Alex Polyakov, 2012
  25. Book of Butterfly, by Butterfly Japan, 2012
  26. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. XII: 1983, by Tim Boggan , 2012 (signed)
  27. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. XI: 1981-82, by Tim Boggan , 2011 (signed)
  28. Table Tennis: Tips from a World Champion, by Werner Schlager and Bernd-Ulrich Gross, 2011
  29. Boys Look at the Stars, by Enzo Pettinelli, 2011 (ebook)
  30. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. X: 1979-81, by Tim Boggan , 2010 (signed)
  31. PATT Notes: Volume One, by Donn Olsen with Kyongsook Kim, 2010 (signed)
  32. Brenda Mun's Table Tennis Fundamentals, by Brenda Mun, 2010 (signed)
  33. Everything You Know is Pong by Roger Bennett and Eli Horowitz (2910). 
  34. Ogi: The Life of Ichiro Ogimura, by Mitsuru Jojima, translated by John Senior, 2009
  35. PATT: A Principles Approach to Table Tennis, by Donn Olsen with Kyongsook Kim, 2009 (signed)
  36. Table Tennis: Steps to Success, by Richard McAfee, 2009 (signed)
  37. Doubles, by Anne Borrowdale, 2009 (novel)
  38. Advanced Coaching Manual by ITTF, 2009
  39. Tops Table Tennis, by Glenn Tepper, Alois Rosario, and Wilhelmina Pruyn, 2009 (ebook)
  40. Table Tennis Tactics: 7 Secrets to Playing Like a Champion, author unlisted, 2009 (ebook)
  41. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. IX: 1977-79, by Tim Boggan , 2009 (signed)
  42. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. VIII: 1975-77, by Tim Boggan, 2008 (signed)
  43. Called to Serve: Memoirs of a Table Tennis Champion, by Pat Hildebrand, 2007 (signed)
  44. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. VII: 1973-75, by Tim Boggan, 2007 (signed)
  45. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. VI: 1970-73, by Tim Boggan, 2006 (signed)
  46. USA Table Tennis Membership Directory, 2006
  47. Desktop Table Tennis by Andrew Kirk, 2006
  48. Table Tennis Mastery, by John Kershaw, 2005 (ebook)
  49. My Secret Life as a Ping-Pong Wizard, by Henry Winkler & Lin Oliver, 2005 (children's book)
  50. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. V: 1971-1972, by Tim Boggan, 2005 (signed)
  51. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. IV: 1963-1970, by Tim Boggan, 2005 (signed)
  52. Table Tennis Fascination II, produced by ITTF, 2005
  53. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. III: 1953-1962, by Tim Boggan, 2004 (signed)
  54. Table Tennis: Level 1 Coaching Manual, by Glenn Tepper & ITTF, 2003
  55. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. II: 1940-1952, by Tim Boggan, 2003 (signed)
  56. J-O Waldner: When the Feeling Decides, by Jens Fellke, 2003 (signed by Waldner)
  57. Professional Strength Training for Table Tennis, by Philip Clark, 2003
  58. Table Tennis Fascination, by Takkyu Okoku, 2002 (signed)
  59. Could a Tyrannosaurus Play Table Tennis? by Andrew Plant, 2002 (children's book)
  60. Teaching and Coaching Table Tennis, by Deepak Jain, 2001
  61. Sizzling Chops & Devilish Spins, by Jerome Charyn, 2001
  62. Table Tennis in Schools Program, by Glenn Tepper, Alois Rosario & Wilhelmina Pruyn, 2001
  63. ITTF 1926-2001: Table Tennis Legends, by Zdenko Uzorinac, 2001
  64. History of U.S. Table Tennis: Vol. 1: 1928-1939, by Tim Boggan, 2001 (signed)
  65. Ping Pong: A Play About American College Life, by H.C. Kim, 2001
  66. Killer Ping-Pong, by David Lawrence, 2001
  67. Table Tennis 2000: Technique with Vladimir Samsonov, by Radivoj Hudetz, 2000 (signed by Samsonov)
  68. Table Tennis From A to Z, by Dimosthenis E. Messinis, 2000
  69. Table Tennis: Know the Game, by Gail McCulloch, 2000
  70. Zeke's Olympic Ball Games, by Jason Page, 2000 (chapter on table tennis, cover shot of Deng Yaping)
  71. 50 Years of Service: The National Umpires and Referees Committee, 1950-2000, produced by Colin Clemett, 2000
  72. The Mighty Walzer, by Howard Jacobson, 1999
  73. Table Tennis, by Ashok Kumar, 1999
  74. Learn Table Tennis in a Weekend, by Andrzej Grubba, 1998
  75. Table Tennis, by Bernie Blackall, 1998
  76. Train to Win, by Michel Gadal, 1997
  77. Coloured Pins on a Map: Around The World With Table Tennis, by H. Roy Evans, 1997
  78. Table Tennis: Best of the Best, by Inh Van Le, 1997 (signed)
  79. Winning Table Tennis, by Dan Seemiller & Mark Holowchak, 1996 (signed by Seemiller)
  80. Ping-Pong: Journal of the Henry Miller Library, edited by Linda Sonrisa, Toby Rowland-Jones and Magnus Toren, 1996
  81. Table Tennis: Official Olympic Results, 1996
  82. The Future of Table Tennis in the U.S., by Gilbert Simons, 1996
  83. Not a Game for Boys, by Simon Block, 1995
  84. Ping Pong, by Gail McCulloch, 1995
  85. Table Tennis Education Program, by Steve Bruecker, 1995
  86. Table Tennis: Know the Game, by Gail McCulloch and the English TTA, 1995
  87. Tricks of the Trade for Kids, edited by Jerry Dunn (chapter on table tennis by Larry Hodges), 1994
  88. Table Tennis: Steps to Success, by Larry Hodges, 1993
  89. Play the Game: Table Tennis, by Donald Parker & David Hewitt, 1993
  90. Table Tennis: The Early Years, by Gerald N. Gurney, 1993
  91. Songs of International Friendship, by Hikosuke Tamasu, 1993 (signed)
  92. Ping & Pong, by David McPhail and Dennis Lee, 1993 (child's picture book)
  93. The Riddle Streak, by Susan Beth Pfeffer, 1993 (children's book)
  94. Table Tennis the Sport, by Scott Preiss, 1992 (signed)
  95. Newgy Robot/Player's Instructional Manual, by Larry Thoman, 1992
  96. How to Coach Table Tennis, by David Hewitt, 1990
  97. Table Tennis: How a New Sport Was Born, by Laszlo Bellak, 1990
  98. Ping-Pong is Not Table Tennis! by Fred Tepper, 1990
  99. How to Play Theological Ping-Pong, by Basil Mitchell, 1990
  100. Instructor's Guide to Table Tennis, by Larry Hodges, 1989
  101. Take Up Table Tennis, by Don Parker, 1989
  102. How to Play Table Tennis, by Mike Shaw, 1989
  103. Play the Game: Table Tennis, by Donald Parker & David Hewitt, 1989
  104. Sports Action Table Tennis, Edited by Richard Taylor, 1989
  105. Simple Science Experiments with Ping-Pong Balls, by Eiji Orii & Masako Irii, 1989
  106. A Robot Ping-Pong Player: Experiment in Real-Time Intelligent Control, by Russell Andersson, 1988
  107. Joe's Got a Head Like a Ping-Pong Ball, by Marcia & Jon Pankake,1988 (Music book)
  108. Robot Adept, by Piers Anthony, 1988 (29 pages about a fantasy table tennis match)
  109. Table Tennis: The Skills of the Game, by Gordon Steggall, 1986
  110. Olympic Encyclopedia: Table Tennis, edited by Raymond Gafner, 1986
  111. Forrest Gump, by Winston Groom, 1986
  112. Fathers Playing Catch with Sons, by Donald Hall, 1986. (Chapter on table tennis)
  113. The Pocket Guide to Table Tennis Tactics, by David Fairholm, 1985
  114. Cub Scout Sports: Table Tennis, by USTTA, 1985
  115. TSP/Robbins Sport Guide to Competitive Table Tennis, by Dan Robbins, 1985
  116. Table Tennis: More Than Meets the Eye, by Jim Doney, 1985
  117. 50 Years Across the Table, by Ken Wilkinson, 1984
  118. Billiards, Bowling, Table Tennis, Pinball and Video Games, edited by Robert R. Craven, 1983
  119. Top-Class Table Tennis, by Jill Hammersley and Donald Parker, 1983
  120. Rupert and Pong Ping, by Octopus Books Limited, 1983
  121. Racquet Sports: An Illustrated Guide, by Elinor Nickerson, 1982
  122. Techniques of Chinese Table Tennis Players, compiled by China Sports Editorial Board, 1981
  123. The Chinese Book of Table Tennis, by Ding Shu De, Zhu Qing Zuo, Wang Lian Fang & Yuan Hai Lu, 1981
  124. How To Play Table Tennis, by Peter Simpson, 1981
  125. Acrobats and Ping Pong, by Isobel Willcox, 1981
  126. Spens '81, by Budimir Vojinovic, 1981 (series of table tennis cartoons)
  127. Winning at Table Tennis with Desmond Douglas, by Desmond Douglas, 1980
  128. Successful Table Tennis, by Peter Simpson, 1980
  129. Murray's Guide to Table Tennis, by Noel Shorter, 1979
  130. The Science of Table Tennis, by Brian Burn, 1979
  131. Halex Book of Modern Table Tennis, by Denis Neale, 1978
  132. The Other Racket Sports, by Dick Squires, 1978
  133. Enjoying Racket Sports, by the Diagram Group, 1978
  134. Table Tennis Now, by Barry Hayward and Phil Burwell, 1978
  135. Ball Games, by Nigel Viney and Neil Grant, 1978 (chapter on table tennis)
  136. Advanced Table Tennis Techniques, by Chester Barnes, 1977
  137. Table Tennis, by Harold Myers, 1977
  138. Winning Table Tennis, by Tim Boggan, 1976 (signed)
  139. National School Table Tennis Guide, by Fred Danner, 1976
  140. Table Tennis is Fun, by Maureen O'Bryan & Eric Ford, 1976
  141. Table Sports, by Joe Marcus, 1976
  142. Teach Yourself Table Tennis, by Jack Carrington, 1976
  143. Table Tennis, by David Phillip, 1975
  144. Table Tennis, by Leslie Woolard, 1975
  145. Tackle Table Tennis, by John Hilton, 1975 & 1985
  146. Play Table Tennis, by Martin Sklorz, 1975
  147. Sports Illustrated Table Tennis, by Dick Miles, 1974
  148. The Money Player, by Marty Reisman, 1974 (signed)
  149. Revolutionary China: People, Politics and Ping-Pong, by Ruth Sidel, 1974
  150. Victor Barna, by Philip Reid, 1974
  151. The Will to Win: Dragutin Surbek, by Stjepan Kljuic-Branin, 1973 (English version)
  152. Table Tennis: Know the Game, by English Table Tennis Association, 1973
  153. Topspin, by David Clark (child's fiction story on table tennis), 1973
  154. Play Better Table Tennis, by Peter Simpson, 1973
  155. Captivity: How I Survived 44 Months as a Prisoner of the Red Chinese, by Mary Ann Harbert, 1973
  156. Better Table Tennis for Boys and Girls, by George Sullivan, 1972
  157. Advanced Table Tennis, by Jack Carr, 1972
  158. The Book of Table Tennis, by Glenn Cowan, 1972
  159. Modern Table Tennis Tactics, by Chester Barnes, 1972
  160. Ping Pong by John Waterhouse, 1972 (A play about table tennis, ebook)
  161. Ping Pong to China, by Dr. John Jackson, 1971
  162. Your Book of Table Tennis, by Victor Barna, 1971
  163. Table Tennis for the 'Seventies, by Johnny Leach, 1971
  164. Table Tennis Made Easy, by Johnny Leach, 1971
  165. EP Sport Table Tennis, by Martin Sklorz, 1971
  166. The Youngest Son, Autobiography of Ivor Montagu, 1970 (signed)
  167. The Way to the Top Table Tennis, by Denis Neale, 1970
  168. Progressive Table Tennis, by Jack Carrington, 1970
  169. More Than a Match, by Chester Barnes, 1969
  170. Better Table Tennis, by Johnny Leach, 1969
  171. Advanced Table Tennis, by Jack Carr, 1969
  172. The Game of Table Tennis, by Dick Miles, 1968
  173. The Ogimura Seminar of Table Tennis, by Dell Sweeris, 1968
  174. Table Tennis, by Ruffard Harrison & Margaret Varner, 1967
  175. How to Improve Your Table Tennis, by Si Wasserman, 1967
  176. Teach Yourself Books: Table Tennis, by Geoffrey Harrower, 1966
  177. Table Tennis, by Diane Rowe, 1965
  178. Table Tennis, Ping Pong, by Si Wasserman, 1963
  179. Table Tennis Today, by Victor Barna, 1962
  180. Table Tennis Complete, by Johnny Leach, 1960
  181. Instructions in Table Tennis, by Harry Venner, 1960
  182. Table Tennis, by Eric Hyde, 1960
  183. It's All in the Game, by James Shea, 1960
  184. Table Tennis - A New Approach, by Ken Stanley, 1959
  185. Tackle Table Tennis This Way, by Ann Haydon, 1958
  186. How to Win at Table Tennis, by Victor Barna, 1957
  187. Boys' Book of All Sports, edited by W.J. Hicks, 1957 (several chapters on table tennis)
  188. Ping Pong, by Parker Brothers, 1956
  189. Table Tennis My Way, by Johnny Leach, 1955
  190. Ping Pong: A Play, by Arthur Adamov, 1955
  191. The Twins on Table Tennis, by Diane and Rosalind Rowe, 1955
  192. How To Become a Champion At Table Tennis, by Miklos Svabados, 1954
  193. Table Tennis Sports Activity Book, by William P. Gottlieb, 1954
  194. Table Tennis Illustrated, by Douglas Cartland, 1953
  195. Young Readers Indoor Sports Stories, by Charles Coombs (fiction story on table tennis), 1952
  196. Table Tennis For All, by Johnny Leach, 1951
  197. Know the Game of Table Tennis, produced by English Table Tennis Association, 1951
  198. Twenty-One Up, by Richard Bergmann, 1950
  199. Boys' Book of All Sports, edited by W.J. Hicks, 1950 (several chapters on table tennis)
  200. Your Book of Table Tennis, by William P. Gottlieb, 1949?
  201. Table Tennis, by Coleman Clark, 1948
  202. Rule Book Badminton Table Tennis Squash, produced by A.G. Spalding, 1947
  203. Top-Notch Table Tennis, by Emily Fuller, 1942
  204. Table Tennis, by Jay Purves, 1942
  205. Table Tennis, A Guide for Beginners and Enthusiasts, by Eric Hyde, 1940
  206. The Ping-Pong Game, by William Saroyan, 1939
  207. Table Tennis Comes of Age, by Sol Schiff, 1939
  208. Modern Table Tennis, by Jack Carrington, 1939 (revised version in 1960)
  209. How to Play Table Tennis, by Coleman Clark, 1938
  210. Table Tennis, by Coleman Clark, 1938
  211. Table Tennis, by Ivor Montagu, 1937
  212. Games and Recreation Series: Table Tennis, by Ivor Montagu, 1936
  213. Success at Table Tennis, by Istvan Kelen, 1936
  214. The New Hoyle Standard Games, by Paul Seymour, 1936 (section on ping pong)
  215. Table Tennis, by M.A. Symons, 1935
  216. Lawn Tennis & Table Tennis, by Vantage, 1935
  217. Popular Sports, by Frank Collins, 1935 (chapter on ping pong)
  218. Table Tennis, by Arthur Waite, 1933(?)
  219. Table Tennis Tactics, by William R. Stewart, 1933
  220. Modern Ping-Pong and How to Play It, by Coleman Clark, 1933
  221. Ping-Pong, Game, Tactics, and Laws, by Cornelius Schaad, 1930
  222. Ping Pong, by Cornelius Schaad, 1930
  223. A Manual of Ping-Pong, the Game, Its Tactics and Laws, by Cornelius G. Schaad, 1928
  224. Table Tennis, by the American Sports Publishing Company, 1902
  225. Ping-Pong, The Game & How to Play It, by Arnold Parker, 1902
  226. 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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