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A cricket classic – for about one-fifth of its paperback price!

June 22, 2013
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A cricket classic – for about one-fifth of its paperback price!

When it comes to classic cricket books, Wisden Cricketer’s compilation titled “Flying Stumps and Metal Bats” would come near the top of most cricket followers’ lists. A collection of some of the most memorable incidents in the history of the game, reported from the perspectives of its participants and observers, the title is considered one…

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5 Books To Read on Shane Warne

March 13, 2013
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He has been arguably the greatest leg spin bowler in cricket history. And also one of the game’s most controversial characters. He has bowled the ball of the century, revived the art of spin bowling  and set cricket records galore. He has been caught cheating on his wife, taking banned drugs and also consorting with…

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BookWag Review: Great Writer+ Great Cricketer = Great Book? Not really…

March 12, 2013
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The problem with literary labours of love is that they do tend to be a tad less than fair and/or objective,  and Gideon Haigh’s book on Shane Warne falls squarely into that category. “The finest cricket writer alive on the greatest cricketer of our era” is the tagline used to promote book, and while there…

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The BookWag List 1: 10 Books to Buy / Beg / Borrow and Read This Week

March 1, 2013
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Wondering what to read? Allow the weekly BookWag List to help you out. It is a compilation of some of the greatest books ever written – carefully curated by our editors. Go, take your pick. And watch out for a new list every Friday. 1. Team of Rivals By Doris Kearns Goodwin The book that…

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