Larry Hodges Table Tennis Book Collection

May 2015

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