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
The very latest review of our most popular sports book
appears here. Read and save
money! This month:
Release date: 10th September, 2015 Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Donald McRae has twice authored books that have won the coveted sports book of the year accolade and with A Man’s World, the extraordinary story of American boxer Emile Griffiths, he has produced another contender that could see him claim an award hat-trick later this year.
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Yes, we know this is the football book section, but with the rugby world's attention focused on the UK at the moment, we thought we'd hijack this section to tell you about our rugby book bundle competition that we're running in conjunction with Toolstation. Full details appear in the competition section below. One of the books you can win is the excellent 400 at 5:30, the cover of which is featured here. Details of another three rugby-related books appear in the review. (read review)
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We had some doubts about the publishers' decision to coat the original imprint of this book in green flock (so it feels like table felt - geddit?). Few concerns about the content, though. (read review)
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Against a backdrop of compelling international rugby action, we're running a rugby-related competition in conjunction with Toolstation to win one of three fantastic rugby book bundles. To have the opportunity of winning this fantastic prize, just click on the link below and follow the instructions to comment on Toolstation's Facebook page.
Enter our competition and win one of our fantastic sports books.
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
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!
Add a sports book review to your newspaper or magazine
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.
The benefits to a newspaper or magazine of incorporating a regular column which reviews the current crop of sports books are severalfold and, depending upon how it is promoted, can have a positive impact upon circulation. Read more...