Joey Barton autobiography longlisted for William Hill sports book prize

An autobiography by "one of football's most controversial figures", Joey Barton, has been longlisted for the 2016 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Pendleton on William Hill Sports Book longlist

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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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£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

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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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Joey Barton wins Cross Sports' Autobiography of the Year award

Footballer Joey Barton has won the Cross Sports Book Award for autobiography of the year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hill and Barton up for Sports Autobiography of the Year

Memoirs by former Fomula One champion Damon Hill and "controversial" footballer Joey Barton are in the running for the 2017 Cross Autobiography 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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William Hill prize 2015 longlist revealed

Fourteen books including one on the trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, and another on the recent FIFA scandals make up the longlist of the 27th William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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First #Merky Books novel makes Desmond Elliott Prize longlist

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Fury and Stokes longlisted for Telegraph Sports Book Awards 2020

Tyson Fury and Ben Stokes have been longlisted for Autobiography of the Year at the Telegraph Sports Book Awards 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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German Book Prize Releases Its 2019 Longlist: A ‘Stimulating Discussion’

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UK’s Polari Book Prize Names Its 2019 Longlists: Two Awards, 12 Contenders

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Debut authors dominate Wellcome Book Prize longlist

The longlist has been revealed for the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize, with six debuts in line for the contest’s 10th anniversary award as memoirs dominate the non-fiction titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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