Almanac Sports Memoir: Can you recommend any?

Yvette Wroby looks at some recent footy memoirs as she prepares for her gig at the Williamstown Literary Festival.

Almanac Cricket (Book Review) – Benaud, an appreciation: A marvellous book, that.

Col Ritchie reviews Brian Matthews appreciation of Richie Benaud and gives it the thumbs up.

Would you like to write a book review? I have a couple of good ones up for grabs.

We’ve got a couple of excellent books to hand over to reviewers.

A meeting of hearts and minds

Yvette Wroby believes last week’s Almanac dinner with Brian Matthews could have been called A Meeting of Tragics (and not just because they are fellow St.Kilda supporters).

What’s in this year’s Footy Almanac

John Harms gives an overview of the forewords and Grand Final pieces which feature in The Footy Almanac 2012. And then there’s 200 match reports.

The Slow Journey From Hope To Joy

    I’ve been writing about hope for several weeks.  My fellow writer and muse John Harms has suggested I read Victor Frankl’s Man’s Search For Meaning and then the wonderful yarn by Brian Matthews:   A Fine and Private Place. Victor’s book is about a man’s search for understanding  the suffering at the hands [Read more]