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Christmas 2023: Sport

Selected by the Bookshop


From the publisher:
Translated by Fionn Petch'A fascinating journey through the game's history [as] a vehicle of change' Shaka Hislop'Correia takes us around the world to examine how football has produced the kind of political energy that can change minds…

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WATERSTONE'S BEST BOOKS OF 2023: SPORTLONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2023'An absorbing mix of historical sleuthing and travel writing'The Telegraph'[a] fascinating and often touching book… Wonderful'The…

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'The heartwarming story of the collaboration and friendship between English football’s oddest couple, Elton John and Graham Taylor' The Times'An ever-entertaining telling of a remarkable sporting fairy-tale' Daily…

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'Superb . . . Deserves to become a classic of sporting literature' DAVID KYNASTON'Absolutely fascinating and completely eye-opening - every page contains a gem' MARINA HYDE'A sparkling history' MATTHEW ENGELThe story of how the British…

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‘Exquisite.’ PATRICK GOLDSMITH, YORKE PENINSULA COUNTRY TIMESA great cricket series, as reported by a great cricket writer.High hopes were held for the Ashes of 2023. They were exceeded in an instant classic of five Tests…

From the publisher:
From the tennis court to the boxing ring, the athletics track to the football pitch, the visibility of women in sport has been gathering pace. Women's competitions are increasingly popular. In Roar Sam takes a deep dive into the experiences…

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**SHORTLISTED FOR THE SUNDAY TIMES SPORTS BOOK AWARDS 2023**'Full of delightful anecdotes and interviews and fascinating historical tales' Mail on SundayA panoramic portrait of the wonderous vehicle whose passenger is also its engine.A…

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In parks, on downlands and heaths, by motorways, overlooking firths: the racecourses of Britain and Ireland are as various as the people you meet there. Some – Newmarket, Epsom, the Curragh – are rich in history, and among the…

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