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Re: What you reading

Postby LAsouthcoast » 04 Jan 2021, 20:17

Cilka`s Journey:- Heather Morris, a follow on from The Tattooist.
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Re: What you reading

Postby NottinghamWhite » 13 Jan 2021, 11:19

Just started Wilbur Smiths, Cry Wolf. Up there with my favourite authors.
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Re: What you reading

Postby LAsouthcoast » 13 Jan 2021, 20:43

The Twins of Auschwitz by Eva Mozes Kor with Lisa Rojany Buccieri
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Re: What you reading

Postby Davycc » 28 Feb 2021, 14:17

Reading this again, for about the 4th time. Always gives me chills lol

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All at Amazon Books

The Funny Corner
When Santa Got Stuck Up The Chimney
The Thrones Murders
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Re: What you reading

Postby ChilwellWhite » 01 Mar 2021, 08:43

Am looking for some decent football autobiographies/ biographies other than the Leeds United ones which I think I’m up to speed with ;) any recommendations please ?
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Re: What you reading

Postby kk white » 01 Mar 2021, 08:57

ChilwellWhite wrote:Am looking for some decent football autobiographies/ biographies other than the Leeds United ones which I think I’m up to speed with ;) any recommendations please ?

3 Spurs books I enjoyed over the years. Particularly recommend the Hunter Davies book:
The Double: The Inside Story of Spurs' Triumphant 1960-61 Season, Ken Ferris
The Glory Game, Hunter Davies (Davies spent a whole season with the team, training with them, visiting the players' homes and witnessing the dressing-room confrontations)
This One's On Me, Jimmy Greaves

Good list here too:
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/116712-the-greatest-sports-books-ever-written
"An astonishing number of people despise Leeds United or what Leeds United stand for. But this club was never made for them." - Phil Hay
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Re: What you reading

Postby NottinghamWhite » 01 Mar 2021, 09:22

Reluctant Hero by Colin Bell
Captain Fantastic by Mick McCarthy
The King by Denis Law
Butcher by Terry Butcher

All decent reads.
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Re: What you reading

Postby NottinghamWhite » 27 Apr 2021, 10:15

I’ve just ordered Richard Osman’s The Thursday Murder Club. It’s getting rave reviews.
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Re: What you reading

Postby LAsouthcoast » 08 May 2021, 15:07

Dunkirk and Operation Fortitude :- Joshua Levine
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