- Rugby Book of the Year – Shortlisted
A celebration of the Welsh obsession with rugby from the award-winning author of Resistance. There are moments when the many, through the few, become one.
What does rugby mean to Wales? Where does the heart of Welsh rugby lie? In Calon, Owen Sheers takes a personal journey into a sport that defines a nation. Drawing on interviews and unprecedented access with players and WRU coaching staff, Calon presents an intimate portrait of a national team in the very best tradition of literary sports writing.