Barry Hayward's Table Tennis Library

An Illustrated Bibliography of Table Tennis Books in the English Language

Tag: 1955

Bib No. 102 – PING PONG

Bib No. 102 – PING PONG

Author : Arthur Adamov
Comments : According to my definition in my introduction to this Bibliography, this work should be included. However, the book is a full length stage play by one of France’s leading experimental writers and the title is a metaphor for the social interchange of ideas from one character to another. There is little of interest to a TT Collector except for the last scene in which the two main characters take part in a version of the game. In the light of the lack of any relationship to the game we know, I have included this one edition only, and even that with great reluctance.

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Bib No. 103 – TABLE TENNIS MY WAY

Bib No. 103 – TABLE TENNIS MY WAY

Author : Johnny Leach
Comments : Simple book by the double World Singles Champion.

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Bib No. 104 – TABLE TENNIS MY WAY

Bib No. 104 – TABLE TENNIS MY WAY

Author : Johnny Leach
Comments : See above.

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Bib No. 105 – THE TWINS ON TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 105 – THE TWINS ON TABLE TENNIS

Author : Diane and Rosalind Rowe
Comments : Basic coaching book by Di and Ros Rowe, (who had recently won the World Ladies Doubles Championship) with some interesting anecdotes.

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Bib No. 106 – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 106 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : Leslie Woollard
Comments : See 1952 Edition.

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