Larry Hodges Table Tennis Book Collection

Last updated July 2016

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


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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