£30k William Hill Sports Book of the Year goes jointly to Gregory and Gibson

The £30,000 William Hill Sports Book of the Year has been awarded jointly for the first time in its 30-year history, going to A Boy in the Water by Tom Gregory (Particular Books) and Paul D Gibson’s The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee (Mercier Press). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Indies feature on £30k William Hill Sports Book of the Year shortlist

Indies Pitch Publishing and Floodlit Dreams are among the publishers featuring on this year's five-strong William Hill Sports Book of the Year shortlist.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hamilton becomes first three-time William Hill Sports Book of the Year winner

Duncan Hamilton has become the first person to win the William Hill Sports Book of the Year three times after he scooped the 2019 prize for The Great Romantic (Hodder & Stoughton). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hodder scores double nomination on William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award shortlist

Hodder & Stoughton has scooped two nominations on this year’s William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award shortlist.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Two-time winners Mcrae and Hamilton on William Hill Sports Book of the Year longlist

Two-time winners Donald McRae and Duncan Hamilton are in line for a historic treble after making the 12-strong longlist for the £30,000 William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Shortlist for William Hill Sports Book of the Year announced

Titles about boxing, darts, football, golf, rugby, swimming and the Olympic Games are on the shortlist for this year’s £30,000 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Surfing memoir Barbarian Days wins William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award

Surfing memoir Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by New Yorker journalist William Finnegan (Corsair) has scooped the 28th William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Judging the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award

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Joey Barton autobiography longlisted for William Hill sports book prize

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Carty-Williams' Queenie wins Book of the Year at British Book Awards

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Busby and Paisley go head-to-head on Sport Book of the Year longlist

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Indie Rapha's second book scoops William Hill Award

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Judy Murray's memoir will battle it out with a biography on Muhammad Ali and “Four mums in a Boat” for the £29,000 Willimn Hill Sport Book of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hill, Wright, Rutherford and Pavey go head to head in Cross Sports Book Awards

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