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Berlin 1936 By Oliver Hilmes

Release date: 22nd February, 2018
Publisher: Bodley Head

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The Berlin Olympics are generally perceived to be the most overtly nationalistic modern Games , although according to author Oliver Hilmes, in a disappointingly disjointed narrative, this wasn’t necessarily the case. Though the authorities had removed hoardings advertising the anti-Jewish newspaper Der Sturmer and another paper had urged Germans not to downplay “foreign triumphs” during the Games, clues to their future intentions were evident. (read review)

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The Boy on the Shed By Paul Ferris

Release date: 23rd February, 2018
Publisher: Hodder & Staughton

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An early contender for sports book of the year, The Boy on the Shed is not only a great story of a man who came tantalisingly close to making it as a top-flight footballer (and went on to achieve so much else besides), but is simultaneously engaging, well-paced and, like the very best stories, well written. (read review)



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Arlott, Swanton and the Soul of English Cricket By Stephen Fay and David Kynaston

Release date: 18th April, 2018
Publisher: Bloomsbury Sport

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To win a copy of Arlott, Swanton and the Soul of English Cricket, answer the following question: Which county won the inaugural Gillette Cup? Email your answer to comps@sportsbookofthemonth.com no later than 18th April 2018 (read review)

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Sports book of the Year

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