Apart form its current publications, John Blake Publishing has a sizeable back list of acclaimed sporting titles. These include biographies of stars such as Roger Federer, WG Grace, Fernando Torres and Frankie Dettori. For more information, visit www.blake.co.uk
The very latest review of our most popular sports book
appears here. Read and save
money! This month:
Release date: 01st November, 2017 Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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It comes as no surprise to learn that three years ago, at the age of 80, Sir Chris Bonnington conquered The Old Man of Hoy, a 449-foot sandstone sea stack off the island of Hoy in the Orkneys. He first climbed the stack with two others in 1966 and would do so again the following year for a live, 3-night BBC broadcast which attracted more than 15 million viewers. (read review)
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There’s still an air of menace about Graeme Souness, a characteristic which ensures that television pundits espousing an alternative opinion to the Scot tend to remain quiet when he speaks, not least because he can be relied upon to talk sense.
On TV, Graeme Souness comes across as a thoughtful, experienced man who knows the football industry inside out; the excellent Football: My Life, My Passion reinforces this view.
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Sports book of the Year
You’ve probably heard about the title that won
this award, but how about the other five nominees? They’re
all a good read and they’re all here.
Every single book is available at less than the publisher’s
All time greats
It may seem as though sports books are a new phenomenon
or limited solely to autobiographies, but this is not
the case. There have been a number of classic sports titles
over the years, a selection of which we have chosen here.
The top 10
This list is regularly updated, designed to save you
time and money visiting the High Street to try and find
which sports books are currently in the top 10. A mug’s
game – read about them here
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The dramatic increase in the number of sports-related books being published over the past decade means that sports fans are continually searching for independent assessments of content before buying.
The benefits to a newspaper or magazine of incorporating a regular column which reviews the current crop of sports books are severalfold and, depending upon how it is promoted, can have a positive impact upon circulation. Read more...