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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If any man could justifiably reel off details of his incredible success, bearing in mind he’s still only 29, it’s Geraint Thomas, known to colleagues and cycling fans alike simply as ‘G’. Thankfully, G dispenses with the formulaic and presents us with an account which reads as though it was written by a massive cycling fan who managed to get to the very top of his sport. (read review)
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“Leadership is accepting responsibility for being a leader,” says Sir Alex Ferguson about his new book, Leading, co-authored by a man who knows a thing or two about business success, Sir Michael Moritz.
It’s a fascinating read, not least because, rather controversially, the Scot maintains he only ever managed four truly world-class footballers: Cristiano Ronaldo, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Eric Cantona.
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We've all come across the scam merchants, bluffers and those, like our City villain, who talk a good game, but ultimately, if you want to be a successful poker player, you simply must understand the game's maths. This is the definitive work on the subject... (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
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