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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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Endurance The Extraordinary Life & Times of Emil Zatopek By Rick Broadbent

Release date: 16th April, 2016
Publisher: Bloomsbury

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There was a time when those wishing to delve into the sporting past were almost exclusively reliant upon catching a timely television documentary or, shock, horror, reading about it. (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.

Mister By Rory Smith

Release date: 07th April, 2016
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

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As anyone who has ever worked overseas for a prolonged period will tell you, travel broadens the mind, a point made by Roy Hodgson in this book’s thoughtful introduction. The observation is true of every profession and includes, as the author points out, an eclectic collection of Britons capable of spreading the football word to every corner of the globe. (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.

Poker Winners Are Different by Dr Alan Schoonmaker

Release date: 05th March, 2009
Publisher: CITADEL

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As a flight of fancy, we'd like to think Schoonmaker is a doctor of poker-ology. The truth is much less comedic but no less impressive. With a Ph.D. in psychology, his background centres around industrial psychology, but as his earlier best-selling books have shown, he's been known to hold court on the subject of poker. The two are inexorably linked... (read review)



Competition

This month's competition book:

Belt Boy by Kevin Lueshing with Mike Dunn

Release date: 29th April, 2016
Publisher: Austin Macauley Publishers

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We have a copy of BELT BOY to give away. To win this prize, simply answer the following question: In which city will Carl Frampton’s summer showdown with world featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz take place? Send your answer to comps@sportsbookofthemonth.com no later than 6 May 2016 Good luck! (read review)

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Sports book of the Year

You’ve probably heard about the title that won this award, but how about the other five nominees? They’re all a good read and they’re all here. Every single book is available at less than the publisher’s list price.



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 game – read about them here and save up to 50% on the cover price!



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