2014 William Hill Sports Book of the Year: Long-list

The winner of the 26th William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award will be announced on 27 November and will receive £25,000, a £2,500 William Hill bet, a hand-bound copy of their book and a day at the races.

The short-list will be announced on 24 October.

The long-list consists of the following books:

  1. Alone: The Triumph and Tragedy of John Curry by Bill Jones (Bloomsbury)
  2. An American Caddie in St. Andrews: Growing Up, Girls, and Looping on the Old Course by Oliver Horovitz (Elliott & Thompson)
  3. Bobby Moore: The Man in Full by Matt Dickinson (Yellow Jersey Press)
  4. Floodlights and Touchlines: A History of Spectator Sport by Rob Steen (Bloomsbury)
  5. In Search of Duncan Ferguson: The Life and Crimes of a Footballing Enigma by Alan Pattullo (Mainstream Publishing)
  6. Love Game: A History of Tennis, from Victorian Pastime to Global Phenomenon by Elizabeth Wilson (Serpent’s Tail)
  7. Night Games: Sex, Power and a Journey into the Dark Heart of Sport by Anna Krien (Yellow Jersey Press) Review
  8. Played in London: Charting the Heritage of a City at Play by Simon Inglis (English Heritage)
  9. Proud: My Autobiography by Gareth Thomas (Ebury Press)
  10. Run or Die by Kilian Jornet (Viking)
  11. Stuck in a Moment: The Ballad of Paul Vaessen by Stewart Taylor (GCR Books Ltd)
  12. The Breakaway: My Story by Nicole Cooke (Simon & Schuster)
  13. The Incredible Adventures of the Unstoppable Keeper by Lutz Pfannenstiel (Vision Sports Publishing Ltd) – Review
  14. The Three Degrees: The Men Who Changed British Football Forever by Paul Rees (Constable)
  15. Undisputed Truth: My Autobiography by Mike Tyson, with Larry Sloman (Harper Sport)

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Posted October 16, 2014 by Editor in category "General

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