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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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Wisden on Grace: An Anthology Edited by Jonathan Rice

Release date: 16th March, 2015
Publisher: Wisden

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By happy coincidence, the cricketing career of William Gilbert (“W. G”) Grace began only a year after Wisden was first published. That the great man made it into the second edition when aged just 16 is testament to his phenomenal ability. (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.

Stuck On You By Greg Lansdowne

Release date: 09th March, 2015
Publisher: Pitch Publishing

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Youngsters have collected football cards since the late nineteenth century when John Baines of Bradford invented them around 1885. They were probably even more popular then than the modern-day Panini versions, particularly as they sold in packets of six costing a halfpenny. Today, Baines’ cards sell for up to £80 each. (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.

The Education of a Poker Player by Herbert O. Yardley

Release date: 01st August, 2005
Publisher: High Stakes Publishing

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This granddaddy of poker memoirs shows its age in some of the games discussed ('Betty Hutton' anybody?) and the absence of TV and computers in the narrative. But its writing is as sharp as if it had been penned yesterday, and the plots are gripping... (read review)



Competition

This month's competition book:

To Hell on a Bike Riding the Paris – Roubaix: The Toughest Race in Cycling By Iain MacGregor

Release date: 16th March, 2015
Publisher: Bantam Press

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We have a copy of To Hell on a Bike to give away. To win this fantastic prize, just answer the following question: How many times has Fabian Cancellara won the Paris-Roubaix? Send your answer to comps@sportsbookofthemonth.com no later than 1st April 2015. 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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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.

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