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Thursday, September 30, 2010

William Hill Sports Book of the Year award (1989-2010)

2009 and previous years information from Wikipedia, 2010 info from Book2book both accessed 9/30/10

2010 Longlist
Open: An Autobiography by Andre Agassi
A Book of Heroes: Or a Sporting Half Century by Simon Barnes
No Place to Hide: How I Put the Black in the Union Jack by Errol Christie with Tony McMahon
Trautmann's Journey: From Hitler Youth to FA Cup Legend by Catrine Clay
The Grudge: Scotland vs. England, 1990 by Tom English
Tea With Mr Newton: 100,000 Miles, The Longest Protest March in History by Rob Hadgraft
A Last English Summer by Duncan Hamilton
Blood Knots by Luke Jennings
Liston & Ali: The Ugly Bear and the Boy Who Would Be King by Bob Mee
Beware of the Dog: Rugby's Hard Man Reveals All by Brian Moore
We Ate All the Pies by John Nicholson
Blood, Sweat and Treason by Henry Olonga
Bounce: How Champions Are Made by Matthew Syed

Year Title Author(s) Featured Sport
2009 Harold Larwood (Biography) Duncan Hamilton Cricket
2008 Coming Back to Me Marcus Trescothick Cricket
2007 Provided You Don't Kiss Me Duncan Hamilton Football
2006 Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Geoffrey Ward Boxing
2005 My Father & Other Working Class Football Heroes Gary Imlach Football
2004 Basil D'Oliveira Peter Oborne Cricket
2003 Broken Dreams: Vanity, Greed and the Souring of British Football Tom Bower Football
2002 In Black and White: The Untold Story of Joe Louis and Jesse Owens Donald McRae Athletics, Boxing
2001 Seabiscuit: The True Story of Three Men and a Racehorse Laura Hillenbrand Horse racing
2000 It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life Lance Armstrong, Sally Jenkins Cycling
1999 A Social History of English Cricket Derek Birley Cricket
1998 Angry White Pyjamas: An Oxford Poet Trains with the Tokyo Riot Police Robert Twigger Aikido
1997 A Lot of Hard Yakka Simon Hughes Cricket
1996 Dark Trade: Lost in Boxing Donald McRae Boxing
1995 A Good Walk Spoiled: Days and Nights on the PGA Tour John Feinstein Golf
1994 Football Against the Enemy Simon Kuper Football
1993 Endless Winter: The Inside Story of the Rugby Revolution Stephen Jones Rugby
1992 Fever Pitch Nick Hornby Football
1991 Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times Thomas Hauser Boxing
1990 Rough Ride Paul Kimmage Cycling
1989 True Blue: The Oxford Boat Race Mutiny Dan Topolski & Patrick Robinson Rowing

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