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Dave Bidini

Dave Bidini's first book, published in 1998, was the popular and critically acclaimed On a Cold Road, about what it's like to tour Canada in a rock 'n' roll band. He has since written four more books, Tropic Of Hockey (2001), Baseballissimo (2004), For Those About to Rock (2004) and The Best Game You Can Name (2005). When he is not writing or traveling the world, Bidini is rhythm guitarist for the Rheostatics. He also starred in the Gemini Award-winning film The Hockey Nomad. Dave Bidini lives with his wife and two children in Toronto.


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Books by Dave Bidini

A Wild Stab For It

This Is Game Eight from Russia

by (author) Dave Bidini
by (photographer) Brian Pickell

Midnight Light

A Personal Journey to the North

by (author) Dave Bidini

Keon and Me

My Search For The Lost Soul Of The Leafs

by (author) Dave Bidini

The Hockey Sweater and Other Stories

by (author) Roch Carrier
translated by Sheila Fischman
introduction by Dave Bidini


A Team, a Fan, and His City

by (author) Dave Bidini

Writing Gordon Lightfoot

The Man, the Music, and the World in 1972

by (author) Dave Bidini

Drive By

A Road Trip with Jeff Thomas

by (author) Anna Hudson, Dave Bidini & Andrea Naomi Walsh

Hockey Town

by (author) Dave Bidini

Hockey Hall of Fame Treasures

edited by Steve Cameron
introduction by Phil Pritchard
by (photographer) Matthew Manor
contributions by Adrienne Clarkson, Dave Bidini, James Duthie & Don Gillmor

Tell Me a Story

Gordon Lightfoot and the Essence of Canada

by (author) Dave Bidini

Home and Away

In Search of Dreams at the Homeless World Cup of Soccer

by (author) Dave Bidini

Around the World in 57 1/2 Gigs

by (author) Dave Bidini

For Those About to Write

How I Learned to Love Books and Why I Had to Write Them

by (author) Dave Bidini

The Five Hole Stories

by (author) Dave Bidini

The Best Game You Can Name

by (author) Dave Bidini


My Summer in the Italian Minor Leagues

by (author) Dave Bidini

Tropic Of Hockey

My Search for the Game in Unlikely Places

by (author) Dave Bidini

On a Cold Road

Tales of Adventure in Canadian Rock

by (author) Dave Bidini