Larry Hodges Table Tennis Book Collection

November 2014

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