Publications N-Z

Recent Publications by Trio Books Ltd

No Ordinary Man by Dr Graeme Woodfield & Joseph Romanos, 2008 – the long-overdue biography of Sir Arthur Porritt, a remarkable New Zealander.

New Zealand’s Top 100 History-Makers by Joseph Romanos, 2005 – profiles of New Zealanders who have made a difference.

New Zealand’s Top 100 Sports History-Makers by Joseph Romanos, 2006 – profiles of the most influential figures in New Zealand’s sports history.

Our Olympic Century by Joseph Romanos, 2008 – the story of New Zealand’s first 100 years at the Olympic Games.

Quinn’s Quips by Keith Quinn, 2012 – Broadcaster, author, columnist and raconteur Keith Quinn has excelled himself with this collection of funny, poignant, curious and critical stories

Quinn’s Quirks by Keith Quinn, 2007 – the wit and wisdom of the doyen of New Zealand rugby broadcasting.

Raw by Martin Crowe, 2013 – Details, often with brutal candour, the personal battles of cricket star Martin Crowe since his retirement as a player – depression, launching Cricket Max, the joys of fatherhood, the pleasure and problems he had working for Sky TV, marriage to a former Miss Universe, and, most shockingly, discovery that he was suffering from cancer and how he has gone about beating it.

Tom Lowry by Bill Francis, 2010 – Described as the greatest character (and also possibly the richest) in New Zealand cricket history, Tom Lowry remains a seminal figure in the development of our national summer sport.

Unforgettable, 2014 – Experienced sports writer Joseph Romanos has compiled 160 stories ranging from our first world title, won by walker Joe Scott in 1888, to today’s headline makers, such as Brendon McCullum’s triple century at the Basin Reserve in 2014 and Lou Vincent’s admission that he is a drugs cheat.

Winning Ways by Joseph Romanos, 2007 – 15 champion New Zealand sports coaches reveal their secrets.