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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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Shocking Brazil By Fernando Duarte

Release date: 05th June, 2014
Publisher: Arena Sport

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How a sports team or individual reacts to defeat, particularly an unexpected reverse, often tells us much about the loser’s mental strength. (read review)

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Football Book Reviews

We've added a separate section specifically for reviews of football books to make them easier for you to find.

Twelve Yards by Ben Lyttleton

Release date: 05th June, 2014
Publisher: Bantam Press

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Even strong, mentally tough characters miss penalties – though not if they’re German – and Lyttleton’s timely psychological references complements a well-paced narrative that avoids descending into psychobabble. (read review)



Poker Book Reviews

New to the site is a poker book reviews section, expect lots of reviews to be added over the next few days.

Your Worst Poker Enemy by Alan Schoonmaker

Release date: 07th June, 2007
Publisher: Stuart (Lyle)

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This book could differentiate you from your peers - not least because you've been sensible enough to read it. Dr. Schoonmaker is big enough to admit he is no world class player, yet he turns in regular profits precisely because he knows which games he can win and where he's likely to take a beating... (read review)



Competition

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The Hate Game By Ben Dirs

Release date: 14th July, 2014
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

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To win a copy of THE HATE GAME, simply answer the following question: Who is the current British middleweight boxing champion? Send your answer to comps@sportsbookofthemonth.com no later than 26th July 2014. Good luck! (read review)

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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.



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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 and save up to 50% on the cover price!



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