Search - List of Books by Simon Kuper

Simon Kuper is a British author. He writes about sports "from an anthropologic perspective."

Kuper was born in Uganda of South African parents in 1969, and moved to Leiden in the Netherlands as a child, where his father, Adam Kuper, was a lecturer in anthropology at Leiden University. He has also lived in Stanford, California, and London. He studied History and German at Oxford University, and attended Harvard University as a Kennedy Scholar.

He won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year in 1994 with his book Football Against the Enemy, which was later released in the United States as Soccer Against the Enemy. He has also written for the Observer and Guardian, and is currently a sports columnist for the Financial Times. He lives in France.In 2003 he published his book 'Ajax, the Dutch, the War: Football in Europe during the Second World War'. He co-authored the 2009 book Soccernomics with the help of Stefan Syzmanski. He is a known supporter of Liverpool FC, as evidenced in some of his writings.

Kuper also writes in Dutch, and his work frequently appeared in amongst others the Dutch newspaper De Pers, the literary football magazine Hard Gras, and opinion magazine Vrij Nederland.

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Total Books: 31
Hans Van Der Meer European Fields The Landscape of Lower League Football
Soccer Men Profiles of the Rogues Geniuses and Neurotics Who Dominate the World's Most Popular Sport
Futbol contra el enemigo
2014 - Futbol Contra El Enemigo [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788493985035
ISBN-10: 8493985031
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
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Ajax the Dutch the War The Strange Tale of Soccer During Europe's Darkest Hour
Soccernomics Why England Loses Why Germany and Brazil Win and Why the Us Japan Australia Turkey - And Even Iraq - Are Destined
Warum England immer verliert
2012 - Warum England Immer Verliert (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783893201631
ISBN-10: 3893201637
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Ajax the Dutch the War
2011 - Ajax the Dutch the War (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781409136477
ISBN-10: 1409136477
Genres: History, Sports & Outdoors
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Soccer Against the Enemy How the Worlds Most Popular Sport Starts and Stops Wars Fuels Revolutions and Keeps Dictators in Power
El futbol es asi
2010 - El Futbol Es Asi [Futuros Clasicos - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788492452521
ISBN-10: 8492452528
Genres: Business & Money, Sports & Outdoors, Self-Help, Engineering & Transportation
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Soccer Against the Enemy How the World's Most Popular Sport Starts and Fuels Revolutions and Keeps Dictators in Power
Soccernomics Why England Loses Why Germany and Brazil Win and Why the US Japan Australia Turkey--and Even Iraq--Are Destined to Become the Kings of the Worlds Most Popular Sport
Hans van der Meer European Fields
2006 - Hans Van Der Meer European Fields (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783865211910
ISBN-10: 3865211917
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Magnum Soccer
2005 - Magnum Soccer (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780714845210
ISBN-10: 0714845213
Genres: Arts & Photography, Sports & Outdoors, Teen & Young Adult
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Football Against the Enemy
2003 - Football Against the Enemy (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780752848778
ISBN-10: 0752848771
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Perfect Pitch Dirt
1999 - Perfect Pitch Dirt (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780747275114
ISBN-10: 0747275114
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Perfect Pitch Men and Women
1998 - Perfect Pitch Men and Women (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780747275107
ISBN-10: 0747275106
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Perfect Pitch Foreign Field
1998 - Perfect Pitch Foreign Field (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780747276975
ISBN-10: 0747276978
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Perfect Pitch Home Ground
1997 - Perfect Pitch Home Ground (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780747276982
ISBN-10: 0747276986
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Ajax the Dutch the War Football in Europe During the Second World War