29 October 2013
Six books have been shortlisted for the sports-writing prize, now in its 25th year ...
Six books have been shortlisted for the sports-writing prize, now in its 25th year
The selected titles are:
• The Boys in the Boat: An Epic True-Life Journey to the Heart of Hitler's Berlin, Daniel James Brown (Macmillan)
• The Sports Gene: What Makes the Perfect Athlete, David Epstein (Yellow Jersey Press)
• Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy: A Journey to the Heart of Cricket's Underworld, Ed Hawkins (Bloomsbury)
• I am Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, David Lagercrantz and Ruth Urbom (Penguin)
• Doped: The Real Life Story of the 1960s Racehorse Doping Gang, Jamie Reid (Racing Post)
• Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong, David Walsh (Simon & Schuster)
The winner of the overall £25,000 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award will be announced on 27 November 2013.
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