Saturday, September 26, 2015

William Hill Sports Book Of The Year 2015 Longlist Announced

The longlist in full (alphabetically by author's surname):

•The Ugly Game: The Qatari Plot to Buy the World Cup by Heidi Blake and Jonathan Calvert (Simon & Schuster)
•Speed Kings by Andy Bull (Bantam Press)
•Living on the Volcano: The Secrets of Surviving as a Football Manager by Michael Calvin (Century)
•The Trials of Oscar Pistorius: Chase Your Shadow by John Carlin (Atlantic Books)
•Kings of the Road: A Journey into the Heart of British Cycling by Robert Dineen (Aurum Press)
•A King in Hiding: How a Child Refugee Became a World Chess Champion by Fahim, Sophie Le Callennec, Xavier Parmentier and Barbara Mellor (translator) (Icon)
•Fifty-Six: The Story of the Bradford Fire by Martin Fletcher (Bloomsbury)
•The Game of Our Lives: The Meaning and Making of English Football by David Goldblatt (Viking)
•Runner: A Short Story About A Long Run by Lizzy Hawker (Aurum Press)
•Fire in Babylon by Simon Lister (Yellow Jersey)
•A Man's World: The Double Life of Emile Griffith by Donald McRae (Simon & Schuster)
•The Bolt Supremacy by Richard Moore (Yellow Jersey)
•My Fight/Your Fight: The Official Ronda Rousey Autobiography by Ronda Rousey and Maria Burns Ortiz (Century)
•Journeymen: The Other Side of the Boxing Business by Mark Turley (Pitch)

The shortlist will be announced on 27th October. The winner will be announced at an afternoon reception at BAFTA, in central London, on Thursday 26th November.

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