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Resilient

The full Mitch

Nov 26, 2016: Johnson's 392-page autobiography is exhaustive in its chronicling of how a boy from Townsville came to be Australian cricketing royalty

Sam Perry

Supreme Bowling

Which are the greatest bowling performances of them all?

Nov 19, 2016: A new book presents a scientific ranking (backed with delectable writing)

Alan Gardner

When The Eye Has Gone

Belly laughs and sadness

Nov 11, 2016: A play about the life and untimely death of Colin Milburn conveys the highs and the lows of a unique cricketer

David Hopps

Declared

Raw and raging

Nov 6, 2016: Brendon McCullum's book has the story of his career but also far too much bile and score-settling

Paul Ford

Stroke of Genius

Every picture tells a story

Oct 30, 2016: And if it's George Beldam's iconic image of Victor Trumper, it speaks volumes

Paul Edwards

Selection Day

A cricket story run out by indifference

Oct 22, 2016: Aravind Adiga's new novel is centred on the game but isn't really in love with it

Karthik Krishnaswamy

Unguarded: My Autobiography

The unmaking of Jonathan Trott

Oct 8, 2016: The former England No. 3's autobiography is a compelling, raw account of a modern sportsman's life

Jon Hotten

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

Dhoni's dream

Oct 3, 2016: The new biopic, shaped around the World Cup win of 2011, works best when it depicts one youngster following his calling

Jai Arjun Singh

28 Days' Data

England's zombie World Cup history

Sep 24, 2016: What turned them from the bright-eyed World Cup finalists of 1992 to the dead men stumbling about in 2015? A new book attempts to find answers

Alan Gardner

AB: The Autobiography

The adventures of AB

Sep 1, 2016: AB de Villiers' autobiography delves into his pursuit of excellence, and the highs and lows of being an on-demand international cricketer

Firdose Moonda

White on Green

Pakistan's untold tales

Aug 21, 2016: Tauseef Ahmed, Dera Ismail Khan, Raees Mohammad, Abdul Aziz Durani, a playboy prince and others feature in this affectionate backstory of Pakistan cricket

Kamran Abbasi

Charles Bannerman: Australia's Premier Batsman

What do we know about the first Test cricketer?

Aug 7, 2016: A new biography of Charles Bannerman seeks to explore why his cricketing peak was brief and lonely

Gideon Haigh

Mind the Windows

The fast life of Tino Best

Jul 31, 2016: His autobiography tells the story of a flamboyant cricketer better remembered for a batting innings and a sledge than the pace he worked hard to achieve

Alan Gardner

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
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