Book Extract: The Last Hurrah by Adam Woolcock

This is an extract from Adam Woolcock’s book ‘The Last Hurrah”. It relives the thrilling last minutes of the 1964 VFL Grand Final, including Neil Crompton’s famous goal.

Almanac Books: The Last Hurrah by Adam Woolcock

Dees fans, a new book on Melbourne’s last premiership, and its tumultuous aftermath, is coming out. Author Adam Woolcock (of fame) looks at the period that gave birth to ‘the curse of Norm Smith’.

Book Launch: ‘The Trials of Jack Broadstock’ by Michael Sexton (May 25)

Michael Sexton’s biography of Jack Broadstock will be launched on May 25 in Adelaide. Details about the event and the book are included in this post.

Almanac Books: ‘Merger’ book launch

William Westerman’s book, ‘Merger’, will be launched at the North Fitzroy Arms Hotel on June 2nd. Details here.

Almanac Book Review: Adelaide Sporting Sites by Bernard Whimpress, Santo Caruso and individual contributors

Bernard Whimpress, Santo Caruso and a band of contributors have compiled a history of Adelaide sporting sites. Peter Crossing reviews a book he finds rich in detail and historical knowledge.

Father’s Day Special

Father’s Day Special.

All titles 20% off until September 7.