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Alex Bellos is a reporter for the Observer and the Guardian in Rio de Janeiro.

Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life captures the romance and the passion of Brazil. 'Football is how the world sees Brazil and how Brazilians see themselves.' The art, the players, the myths, the legends, the teams, the history, the supporters, the heartbreaks — the book traces the past and the present of a game which symbolises the racial harmony, flamboyance, youth, innovation and skill of Latin America's largest country. It was shortlisted for the WH Smith Sports Book of the Year and was nominated for the 2004 British Book Awards.

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Alex's Adventures in Numberland by Alex Bellos
Alex's Adventures in Numberland
Alex Bellos
Shortlisted for the Galaxy Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2010. This is a richly entertaining and accessible book, in which Alex Bellos explodes the myth that maths is best left to the geeks. Covering subjects from adding to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2011
Alex's Adventures in Numberland by Alex Bellos
Alex's Adventures in Numberland
Alex Bellos
Shortlisted for the Galaxy Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2010. This is a richly entertaining and accessible book, in which Alex Bellos explodes the myth that maths is best left to the geeks. Covering subjects from adding to algebra, from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2011

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