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J: Some Forthcoming Publications – June 2013

J:     Some Forthcoming Publications – June 2013

The following books are due soon. Orders should be placed for them now. Approximate pricesare shown:

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162.A Century of Cricket Tests – Liam Hauser
(Describes in vivid detail ‘100 of the best Test Matches ever played’. Hard-back; 372 pages)
163.A Guide To ‘Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game’- Tony Laughton
(‘Fascinating, well-researched account of the most important early cricket magazine and its eventful life’ between 1882 to 1914. Paper-back; 160 pages)
164.A Handful of Confetti – David Green
(Autobiography of the former Oxford University, Lancashire & Gloucestershire first-class cricketer between 1959 and 1970 and later sports journalist for the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph for 27 years. Paper-back; 166 pages)
165.A Selective Index To Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack 1985-201 2- Aidan Hale
( Sequel to Derek Barnard’s ‘Index To Wisden 1864-1984’, listing items which are not readily identified with a particular Wisden. Card-covers; 60 pages)
166.Don’ts for Cricketers
(Reprint of the miniature hard-back volume published by A & C Black in 1906. 67 pages)
167.Eden Park – A History – John McCrystal / Lindsay Knight
(The story of New Zealand’s premier sporting venue. Impressively produced & illustrated hard-back volume; 231 pages)
168.From Dust to Dust: Australia’s Tour of India 2013 – Dave Cornford / Jeremy Pooley
(Paper-back; 94 pages)
169.Gentlemen, Gypsies and Jesters – Anthony Gibson / Stephen Chalke
(’… the history of wandering U.K. cricket clubs, with thought-provoking reflections on their place in the 2lst century’. Descriptions of over 100 clubs, including I Zingari, Free Foresters, Harlequins. Badgers, Boffins & Bushmen. Large-format hard-back; 320 pages)
170.Great Ashes Moments – Ken Piesse
(‘Highlights the champions, their quintessential moments, their favourite stories ….’. The author’s 48th cricket book! Hard-back; 330 pages)
171.Headingley Ghosts: A Collection of Yorkshire Cricket Tragedies – Mick Pope
(‘A dark collection of over 60 Yorkshire biographies….from the Shefffield pioneers of the 1820’s to the modern tragedy of David Bairstow’. A haunting book. Paper-back; 336 pages)
172.Knights Iin Whites, Major Men and Preachers and Teachers – Mike Davage
(“The Definitive Who’s Who Of Norfolk C.C.C. 1876-2011”. Paper-back; 200 pages)
173.Lost In The Long Grass – John Barclay
(Collection of 24 ‘word sketches’ of people whom the former Sussex captain, England manager and M.C.C. President has known, including Mike Brearley, Colin Cowdrey, Tony Greig, Ray Illlingworth, Imran Khan & John Snow. Small format hard-back; 240 page
174.Parsons at Play – Christopher Gray
(“The cricketing lives of 65 clergymen” over a period of 175 years, from Rev. John Mitford to Lord Sheppard of Liverpool. Signed limited edition of 80 copies. Paper-back; 121 pages)
175.Punchy Through the Covers – The Early Years 1928-1949 – Alan Rayment
(Self-published first volume of Alan Rayment’s autobiography up to the time he joined the Hampshire C.C.C. staff. Hard-back; 384 pages. Signed by the author)
176.Walter Robins: Achievements, Affections and Affronts – Brian Rendell
(No. 30 in The Cricket Statistician’s ‘Lives In Cricket’ series. Paper-back; 140 pages)
177.Raw – Martin Crowe
(Details with brutal candour Crowe’s personal battles since his retirement, depression, fatherhood, launching Cricket Max, working with Sky TV, a battle with cancer, plus reflections on cricket issues past and present. Paper-back; 350 pages)
178.M.J.K. Smith – No Ordinary Man – Douglas Miller
(No.3l in The Cricket Statistician’s ‘Lives In Cricket’ series. Paper-back; 169 pages)
179.Talking Cricket: The Game’s Greats in Conversation with ESPNCricinfo
(‘The best long-form interviews from Wisden Asia, Cricinfo magazine and the ESPN website over the past decade’. Hard-back; 292 pages)
180.The Art of Losing – Why the Proteas Choke at the Cricket World Cup – Luke Alfred
(Disssects each of South Africa’s campaigns at the showcase event. Paper-back; 273 pages)
181.The Author’s X1 – A Season of English Cricket From Hackney to Hambledon
(“Insightful, affectionate look at modern cricket by cricket-obsessed writers. Hard-back; 320 pages)
182.The Gloves are Off – My Life in Cricket – Matt Prior
(Autobiography of the Sussex & England wicket-keeper batsman)
183.The Minor Counties Championship 1907 – (ed) Julian Lawton-Smith
(13th edition of The Cricket Statistician’s series. Paper-back; 175 pages)
184.The Psychology of Cricket: Developing Mental Toughness – Stewart Cotterill / Jamie Barker
(Paper-back; 232 pages)
185.The Test of My Life – Yuvraj Singh
(“From Cricket To Cancer And Back”. Hard-back; 213 pages)
186.Then Came Massacre – The Extraordinary Story of England’s Maurice Tate, Cricket’s Smiling Destroyer – Justin Parkinson
(‘A story of triumph & fame, controversy & tragedy of the man recently voted Sussex’s greatest ever player’. Hard-back; 224 pages)
187.Tom Pritchard – Greatness Denied – Paul Williams
(Biography of one of the fastest bowlers produced in New Zealand who helped to bowl Warwickshire to victory in the 1951 English County Championship. Autographed by Pritchard, now aged 96. Paper-back; 160 pages)
188.Tony Greig 1946-2012. A Tribute – (ed) Roger Packham / Nicholas Sharp
(Limited edition of 200 numbered copies, signed by John Barclay, John Snow, Tony Buss, Peter Graves and John Spencer, who all contributed to the book. Published by the Sussex Cricket Museum. Paper-back; 36 pages)
189.Triumphs, Trials & Turbulence – Indian Cricket 2003-10 – Sanjay Jha
(‘Traces the fast-paced events in Indian cricket since 2003 from the contentious years of Ganguly’s captaincy to the extraordinary rise of M.S.Dhoni”. Hard-back; 288 pages)