Autobiography of the Year

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  • NoNonsense

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    No Nonsense: The Autobiography by Joey Barton

    So, you think you know Joey Barton. Think again. No Nonsense is a game-changing autobiography which will redefine the most fascinating figure in British football. It is the raw yet redemptive story of a man shaped by rejection and the consequences of h …

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    Unguarded: My Autobiography by Jonathan Trott

    Jonathan Trott was England’s rock during one of the most successful periods in the team’s history – he scored a century on debut to clinch the Ashes in 2009, and cemented his position as their pivotal batsman up to and beyond the team’s ascendancy to t …

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    A Life in Football: My Autobiography by Ian Wright

    Ian Wright, Arsenal legend, England striker and TV pundit extraordinaire, is one of the most interesting and relevant figures in modern football. His journey from a South London council estate to national treasure is everybody’s dream. From Sunday morn …

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    This Mum Runs by Jo Pavey

    Jo Pavey was forty when she won the European Championships 10,000m. It was the first gold medal of her career and came within months of having her second child. Rio 2016 was her record-breaking fifth Olympic Games. This Mum Runs is her inspiring yet ev …

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    Watching the Wheels: My Autobiography by Damon Hill

    2016 marked the twentieth anniversary of Damon Hill’s coronation as Formula One World Champion. For the first time ever he tells the story of his journey through the last golden era of the sport when he took on the greats including Ayrton Senna and Mic …

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  • Unexpected

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    Unexpected: The Autobiography by Greg Rutherford

    Greg Rutherford is one of the most successful British athletes of all time, winning gold at European, Commonwealth, World and Olympic levels, an achievement matched by only four others: Linford Christie, Jonathan Edwards, Sally Gunnell and Daley Thomps …

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