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Beyond a Boundary – Half a Century on


To accompany Martin’s post on the subject of CLR James we are republishing an article from 2013, celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of his most famous book


Bayly’s Cricketers’ Almanack?


In 1864 two cricket annuals began. The modest potboiler of the two is still with us 155 years on. This post looks at the competition, a weighty work of reference that fell by the wayside after just a single edition


JW McKenzie: Cricket’s Bookman


There are two JWs whose activities lie close to the hearts of all cricketing bibliophiles – the first of them is now up to his 156th edition, but in purely numerical terms is still some way behind the second, who has just completed his double century