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The Meaning of Cricket

A keen eye, a beating heart

Jul 23, 2016: A collection of Jon Hotten's writing that is lively with insight and anecdote, and informed by the persona of the knowledgeable and fascinated practitioner

Gideon Haigh

Not Out!

A short history of the IPL business

Jul 16, 2016: A new book chronicles the league's off-field progress over its nine seasons and offers a strong argument for why India needs laws to deal with sporting fraud

Suhrith Parthasarathy

Six Machine

The Jamaican kid who became Universe Boss

Jul 2, 2016: Chris Gayle's autobiography presents the man behind the million-dollar mercenary

Andrew Miller

A cricket history lesson for millennials

Jun 26, 2016: The Wisden India Almanack 2016 spans a cricketing year, several decades, and many ideas

Sharda Ugra

The Good Murungu

From Zimbabwe, with love

May 28, 2016: Alan Butcher's memoirs of his time as the country's coach are full of affection, if also marked by disappointments and frustrations

Firdose Moonda

Absolutely Foxed

Foxy and the dragon

May 15, 2016: Graeme Fowler's autobiography talks sensitively and unflinchingly about his battles with depression

Alan Gardner

Following On. A Memoir of Teenage Obsession & Terrible Cricket

Loving English cricket in the '90s

Apr 30, 2016: A new memoir speaks to a generation of fans who were also losers

Andrew Miller

Team Mates

Those pals of mine

Apr 23, 2016: A new collection of essays celebrates the companions you play with

Nicholas Hogg

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2016

Sit back and prepare to be bewitched

Apr 15, 2016: An institution that is far from crumbling, the latest Wisden is once again full of fine stuff in which to lose yourself for hours

Paul Edwards

The War of the White Roses

Yorkshire's bitter Boycott years

Mar 19, 2016: A look back at the county's darkest era, spread over two decades, with Geoff Boycott as its central figure

David Hopps

Mashrafe

Mashrafe's tale

Feb 20, 2016: A new book on the Bangladesh captain is full of personal stories and details of the struggles he endured to become the country's first fast bowling hero

Mohammad Isam

Test Cricket: the Unauthorised Biography

Flavours from a banquet 139 years long

Feb 14, 2016: Close analysis, sharp writing, love of the game, talk about splendid moustaches - a new "biography" of Test cricket has it all

Paul Edwards

Bringing Home The Ashes

How Root urned it for England

Jan 23, 2016: Joe Root's book on the victorious 2015 Ashes series is also a summation of England's mixed and eventful year in international cricket

Alan Gardner

Three books on Richie Benaud

In Richie's company

Dec 20, 2015: Three books on the master commentator and Australia captain offer you the wisdom of Benaud

Paul Edwards

Chasing Shadows

The quest for Peter Roebuck

Dec 19, 2015: A new book about the late great cricket writer tries to unravel the many mysteries that marked his life and death

David Hopps

The Country House Cricketer

Stories from stately venues

Dec 5, 2015: The Country House Cricketer explores English cricket through some of its nobler grounds

Alan Gardner

Phillip Hughes: The Official Biography

The country boy who moved a nation

Nov 28, 2015: The new Phillip Hughes biography is a warm retelling of his early life in rural Australia, and how he dealt with the ups and downs of his short career

Daniel Brettig

Kevin Pietersen on Cricket

Pietersen: the sequel

Nov 22, 2015: Here's the book the critics wanted when KP produced his autobiography last year. (Not that it quite lives up to billing)

David Hopps

Warriors

A moving Kenyan tale

Nov 15, 2015: A new film brings the country's Maasai cricketers into the media spotlight again

Alan Gardner

Who Wants to be a Batsman?

Inside the art, science and mind of batting

Oct 17, 2015: Simon Hughes examines batsmanship through his own experiences and those of the greats of the game

Alan Gardner
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