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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2018

Modern, authoritative, and 155 years old

Apr 21, 2018: As ever, the Wisden Almanack flies the flag for quality cricket writing

Rob Smyth

A feast of fine cricket writing

Apr 14, 2018: Cricket more than many other games affords its fans the ability to read about it, and the Almanack is a celebration of that fact

S Giridhar

A Century is Not Enough

The fighter tells his story his way

Mar 31, 2018: Sourav Ganguly's autobiography covers a fascinating period in Indian cricket, though the focus remains squarely on him

Suresh Menon

Imperfect

All Indian cricketers should write books like this

Mar 24, 2018: Sanjay Manjrekar's autobiography sets a template with its frankness and ability to cover areas other cricketers fear to tread

Sharda Ugra

On Form

What does fear have to do with form?

Mar 17, 2018: Master cricket thinker Mike Brearley has written a hugely helpful book

Paul Edwards

Over and Out

The original, forgotten hitman

Jan 27, 2018: Albert Trott is best remembered for his six that cleared the Lord's pavilion, but there was a lot more to him, as a new biography reveals

Alan Gardner

Caught in the Middle

The man who battled alone

Dec 16, 2017: Mike Procter talks about Monkeygate and his career either side of it in his new autobiography

Firdose Moonda

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

Connie

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
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