The 2016 William Hill Sports Book of the Year has be won by William Finnegan, with his book, Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life. It is another major award after the book won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Biography/Autobiography earlier this year.
The 2016 William Hill Sports Book of the Year has announced it Shortlist, which consists of seven titles:
The shortlist has been published for the contenders in the 2015 William Hill Sports Book of the Year. The winner will be announced on Thursday 26 November.
The longlist has been published for the contenders in the 2015 William Hill Sports Book of the Year. The shortlist will be announced on 27 October, and the winner on Thursday 26 November. Football dominates the longlist, which also includes titles on chess and cycling
About the book: ‘The Pies beat the Saints and the city of Melbourne was still cloaked in black and white crepe paper when the rumour of a pack rape by celebrating footballers began to surface. By morning, the head of the sexual crimes squad confirmed to journalists that they were preparing to question two players […]