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
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Warriors on Horseback is an appropriate title to describe jockeys from the eighty-something Willie Snaith, to 17-year-old amateur Holie Doyle, but there are plenty of other, peripheral characters who ensure that jockeys are well prepared to face a succession of uncompromising challenges. (read review)
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You wouldn’t think you could teach the people running such a hugely cash-generative operation anything new, but in The Ugly Game, Martin Calladine makes a cogent, often entertaining case for football to look west and discover what it could become, one capable of handling money and fame without compromising open, fair competition.
Release date: 08th August, 2005 Publisher: Elliot Right Way Books
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Begin & Win should immediately eliminate basic errors from your game. Helpfully, he also offers advice upon how to play a selection of hands without becoming too involved and covers virtually every aspect of poker... (read review)
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Sports book of the Year
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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
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