Search our site
Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber Read the opening extract of the brand new Kathleen Barber book before its publication on 27/12/2017

Simon Lister Book and Novel

Simon Lister - Author


Simon Lister is a cricket writer and senior BBC news producer. His first book, Supercat - the authorised biography of Clive Lloyd - was short-listed for the British Sports Book of the Year award. It was, said the Guardian, 'beautifully written'. He has been a contributor to the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack and has covered the county game for the Sunday Telegraph. For ten years, his magazine column, Eyewitness, appeared in The Wisden Cricketer and its successor The Cricketer.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Simon Lister

Fire in Babylon How the West Indies Cricket Team Brought a People to its Feet by Simon Lister
Fire in Babylon How the West Indies Cricket Team Brought a People to its Feet
Simon Lister
Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2015. Cricket had never been played like this. The West Indies had always had brilliant cricketers; it hadn't always had brilliant cricket teams. But in 1974, a man called...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970

Loading other books by Simon Lister...


Author Info

Did you know

At Lovereading you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Simon Lister and hundreds of other authors.

Author 'Like for Like' recommendations


Lovereading helps me decide what real people read.

Kerry Bridges

Because of Lovereading I have broadened my reading horizons with some really great books that I probably would never have chosen myself.

Susan Walsh

A well laid out site, I love the fact that is separates paranormal fiction from fantasy and horror, which other sites don't.

Jen Rainbow

Lovereading is an amazing place to be, the website is wonderful and to me if I'm sad I'll go here and it cheers me up!

Sophia Upton

Books of the month/debuts of the month, kids/adults, fiction/non-fiction, free prize draws and free extracts, what's not to love?

Emma Smith

Lovereading does a stella job in promoting both new and established authors.

Iris Clements

The selections are so varied and the reader reviews are so helpful. A fantastic website for those who love books.

Ann Quintilla

I love the honest opinions, recommendations for every genre and every reader, wish lists and Like for Like.

Amrita Dasgupta

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools