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Feeling is the Thing that Happens in 1000th. of a Second

Shows, tells and makes you feel

Dec 10, 2017: Christian Ryan's book about Patrick Eagar's photographs celebrates the experience of watching the game

Paul Edwards

Speed Demons

Harmy's monsters

Nov 25, 2017: A new autobiography tells of the self-doubt and fears that beset the man probably best known for his wayward Ashes-opening delivery 11 years ago

Alan Gardner

An outsider's inside view of Sri Lankan cricket

Nov 11, 2017: The memoirs of a fan who has seen the excellence and the excesses of the country's cricket

Andrew Fidel Fernando

The story of Jonny and Bluey and of love and letting go

Nov 3, 2017: Jonny Bairstow's book is nothing like the modern player autobiography

David Hopps

The most badass skipper ever

Oct 14, 2017: Ian Chappell was a man to be reckoned with, as South Australia's administration found out during the 1975-76 Sheffield season. A new book has the story

Greg Growden


A colossus named Connie

Sep 9, 2017: Learie Constantine's influence on life and cricket in the West Indies and in his adopted home, England, went far beyond his deeds on the field

Alan Gardner

The offie who coped

Aug 26, 2017: Former Yorkshire and England offspinner Geoff Cope's biography is a good-natured, insightful look back at the career of a man who was no stranger to adversity

David Hopps

Cricket Captain 2017

Aye aye captain

Jul 16, 2017: Some familiar quibbles and feature deficiencies aside, Cricket Captain remains cricket's foremost management and simulation game

Srinath Sripath

Edging Towards Darkness

The game that didn't end

Jul 9, 2017: At Kingsmead in 1939, with war looming over Europe, England and South Africa kept playing and playing and playing

Alan Gardner

Reverse Sweep

A stern eye on South Africa's past

May 6, 2017: A new history of the country's cricket in recent years is unsparing in its portrayal of a divided society

Firdose Moonda

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2017

A glocal celebration of the game

Apr 9, 2017: This year's Wisden Cricketer's Almanack casts its eye around England and the world, and acknowledges cricket's role in society at large

Alan Gardner

Wisden India Almanack

The book that keeps on giving

Mar 26, 2017: The Wisden India Almanack, like its English counterpart, is evidence that print retains its charm in our digital age

Soumya Bhattacharya

Cricket on the Continent

Europe digs in for the long innings

Feb 25, 2017: Tim Brooks tells the story of a brand of the game that, against the odds, displays an uncanny knack for self-sustenance

Alan Gardner

Firestarter: Me, Cricket and the Heat of the Moment

Categorically Ben

Jan 29, 2017: It is easy to pigeonhole Stokes as a brash, combative allrounder, but there's more to him - as his frank autobiography reveals

Alan Gardner


Boof, part deux

Jan 15, 2017: Lehmann's second autobiography offers a compelling window into his philosophies and experiences, but it's not quite timed perfectly

Daniel Brettig

A Beautiful Game

Mark Nicholas, cricket romantic

Dec 10, 2016: The former Hampshire captain turned commentator's deep love for the game infuses his autobiography with an enthusiasm that is as irrepressible as it is genuine

Alan Gardner


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


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
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