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Read the opening extract of the brand new Dr. A. Warren Dockter book before its publication on 28/05/2015

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Unique perspectives on careers, behind-the-scenes, and the ‘big’ moments in all sports from Formula One, Football and Golf to Cricket, Fishing and Darts.

This Month's Featured Books

The Corridor of Certainty
Geoffrey Boycott
Does this new autobiography denote a changed man? Geoffrey Boycott has had to cope with some life-changing events in recent years, the stress and resultant media furore over his court case for assault and then surgery and strenuous radiotherapy for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
     
Our Life on Ice The Autobiography
Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean
As Torvill and Dean come to their 40th anniversary together they open up for the first time about their lives as skaters, TV stars and the story behind that immaculate win at the 1984 Winter Olympics. They also look to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/04/2015
     
My Life in Football
Trevor Brooking
Trevor Brooking’s early talent led to a number of clubs anxious to sign him, as West Ham was the only to allow him to continue his school studies, that’s where he went and it led to an extraordinary 17 years...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/04/2015
     
Guy Martin: My Autobiography
Guy Martin
Find out what motivates Guy Martin to confront the dangers of road racing, you’ll experience the heart-stopping moments when things go wrong and can contrast this adrenaline rush to the joys of winning. If you want to feel the speed...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/05/2015
     

Last Month's Featured Books

Downstream A History and Celebration of Swimming the River Thames
Caitlin Davies
Downstream is a history and celebration of swimmers' relationship with the River Thames. Weaving from the source in Gloucestershire 215 miles across to the North Sea, the book tells the...
 
 
Runner A Short Story About a Long Run
Lizzy Hawker
Runner is the story of Lizzy Hawker's journey and will get inside the head of the physical, mental and emotional challenges that runners go through at the edge of human...
 
 
The Way of the Runner A Journey into the Fabled World of Japanese Running
Adharanand Finn
Welcome to Japan, the most running-obsessed nation on earth, a place where a 135-mile relay race is the country's biggest annual sporting event. Adharanand Finn - award-winning author of Running...
 
 
Pathlands Tranquil Walks Through Britain
Peter Owen Jones
As one of the prime 'walks correspondents' of The Sunday Times, Peter Owen Jones already has a loyal following. This book will only increase his audience, and will be both...
 
 

The Month Before's Featured Books

The Test My Autobiography
Brian O'Driscoll
Winner of the Bord Gáis Energy Sports Book of the Year 2014. Talent and personality have taken Brian O’Driscoll to the top in his chosen career of Rugby, ending on...
 
 
But Seriously
John McEnroe
10 years ago, John McEnroe published his bestselling autobiography, Seriously. Now in But Seriously he describes his life as he adjusts to a future off the tennis court. It’s a...
 
 
Staying Power A Year in My Life
Phil Taylor
A year in the life of Darts Supertalent Phil Taylor, a protégé of Eric Bristow, who has come to dominate the game. Find out Phil Taylor’s opinions on talent and...
 
 
No Limits My Autobiography
Ian Poulter
Now one of England’s top professional golfers, Ian Poulter can be a controversial and forthright figure and not one to “toe the company line”. His book reflects his character and...
 
 
The Special One The Dark Side of Jose Mourinho
Diego Torres
The Special One, a gossipy and very behind-the-scenes look at Jose Mourinho, considered by many to be the greatest Football Manager of all time. A complex and charismatic man who...
 
 
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They are role models, heroes, spokespeople for major brands, they get millions in sponsorship, their personal lives are plastered over the gossip columns, they are at the top of their professions and love them or hate them, they’re all over our newspapers, TVs, PCs and radios. This section has everything the armchair enthusiast could wish for. Myth-busting biographies (Beware of the Dog by Brian Moore), detailed histories (A History of Football in 100 Objects by Gavin Mortimer), personal accounts of huge moments (Black White & Gold by Kelly Holmes), and atmospheric tributes to beloved games (A Last English Summer by Duncan Hamilton. This is the inside track on the lives, loves, losses and victories of some of the world’s most physically talented people, and the games they love to play.

Get into your favourite armchair, plump up the cushions, have a nice cup of tea and dive in. Just make sure you don’t pull a muscle!