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June25

New Books – An Overview For July 2017

by:
cowdreymurt

Illustrated by the Andy Murtagh’s forthcoming biography of Colin Cowdrey this week we have Martin’s six monthly look at recent and forthcoming cricket books

June11

Firestarter

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firestarter

In this year’s Wisden Marcus Berkmann described this one as a ‘waste of ink and paper’ – either Martin is a soft touch or Mr Berkmann didn’t read the book, or both

May28

Endean

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endean

Biographies of cricket’s lesser lights are often more satisfying than those that tell the stories of the game’s superstars, and this life of South African Russell Endean is certainly an example

May28

Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy

by:
hawkins

For reasons Archie explains we overlooked this one on publication five years ago but, better late than never, he has now plucked up the courage to read the acclaimed volume and review it

May14

Herding Cats

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herding cats

A serious candidate for title of the year at the very least, Archie moves away from the higher echelons of the game and reviews a book about the sort of cricket we have all played