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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 8 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Everything to Play For: The QI Book of Sports by James Harkin and Anna Ptaszynski
    Everything to Play For: The QI Book of Sports - by James Harkin and Anna Ptaszynski

    £14.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780571372539 | ISBN 10: 0571372538

    The most improbable, fascinating and endlessly entertaining sporting facts and stories, from prehistory to the present day.   Hop, skip and jump into this wonderfully curious grand tour of the world of sports, brought to you by QI Elves Ja ... more

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  • Cover image of book Swell by Jenny Landreth
    Swell - by Jenny Landreth

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472938961 | ISBN 10: 1472938968

    SHORLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017   These days, swimming may seem like an egalitarian pastime, open to anyone with a swimsuit – but this wasn't always the case. In the 19th century, swimming was almost exclusively ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Book of Everton by Becky Tallentire
    The Little Book of Everton - by Becky Tallentire

    £4.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780975856 | ISBN 10: 1780975856

    Traditionally one of the Big Five English football clubs, although Everton haven't won many trophies in recent years, they are currently undergoing a revival thanks to the management of David Moyes and leadership of Bill Kenwright, the club's owner. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Usain Bolt: Fast as Lightning by Mike Rowbottom
    Usain Bolt: Fast as Lightning - by Mike Rowbottom

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906413828 | ISBN 10: 1906413827

    Usain Bolt is the fastest man on the planet – and one of the most popular athletes of all time. His dramatic world record-breaking feats in the 100 and 200 metres have earned him Olympic and world gold medals in the last couple of years. But what has ... more

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  • Cover image of book Outcasts United: An American Town, A Refugee Team, and One Woman
    Outcasts United: An American Town, A Refugee Team, and One Woman's Quest to Make a Difference - by Warren St John

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780007330799 | ISBN 10: 0007330790

    The incredible true story of a a football team in the United States made up of refugee children.  Clarkston, Georgia, was a typical Southern town until it was designated a refugee settlement centre in the 1990s, becoming home to scores of families ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black, White and Gold: My Autobiography by Kelly Holmes with Fanny Blake
    Black, White and Gold: My Autobiography - by Kelly Holmes with Fanny Blake

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780753513170 | ISBN 10: 075351317x

    Kelly Holmes had two dreams - to join the army, and bring home a gold medal from the Olympic Games. But winning double gold in the 2004 Olympics and becoming Dame Kelly Holmes was much more than fulfilling a dream; it was a reward for a lifetime of r ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Match by Romesh Gunesekera
    The Match - by Romesh Gunesekera

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780747579397 | ISBN 10: 0747579393

    A heartwarming novel about life, love and cricket from this Booker-shortlisted author.  As a teenager from Sri Lanka, Sunny liked to play cricket. But none of his new friends in Manila were remotely interested. That is until the gorgeous Tina arri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Football My Arse! - The Funniest Football Book You Will Ever Read by Ricky Tomlinson
    Football My Arse! - The Funniest Football Book You Will Ever Read - by Ricky Tomlinson

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780751537352 | ISBN 10: 0751537357

    'I have always collected football stories like other people collect stamps, and it's great to get this opportunity to stick them in a book.' From the bestseling author of Ricky comes this collection of hilarious anecdotes about football, with stories ... more

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