Sports Books

Books for a Season of Rain and Grey Skies

Mark Perryman | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
Mark Perryman

It was three decades ago, in 1983, that Garry Whannel wrote the pioneering book Blowing the Whistle: The Politics of Sport. He summed up what was the...

Ten Books for a Second Summer of Sport

Mark Perryman | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK Sport
Mark Perryman

None of the links in this review are to Amazon, if you can avoid making a purchase from the tax-dodgers, please do

2012's Mountain of Bike Books for Christmas

Mark Perryman | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK Sport
Mark Perryman

There is no sign that British cycling's success story will end on 31 December 2012, nor much denting of cycling's growing popularity as a participation sport exercise. These books will not only liven up your seasonal reading but act as a testament to what it has taken for British cycling to become such an incredible success story

Why Sports Fans Are Short Changed in the Literary World

David Fearnhead | Posted 05.09.2012 | Home
David Fearnhead

Once upon a time Nick Hornby published Fever Pitch and football went mainstream and reached the middle classes. Whilst football has not dwindled in the public's interest it seems a readership which the literary world seems happy to try and satiate with a few high profile autobiographies.