Man vs Bookshelf: Forever Young

This entry is part 45 of 45 in the series Man vs Bookshelf

It occurs to me that all the football biographies I have so far read have contained a tint of tragedy. Towards the end of Brian Clough’s biography, the great manager made a tragic admission. That is, based on what we now know. Clough confessed he was aware of his problems with alcohol, but wrote he Read more about Man vs Bookshelf: Forever Young[…]

Man vs Bookshelf: Pele

This entry is part 28 of 45 in the series Man vs Bookshelf

I’ve always wondered what it would be like to read two non-fiction books in a row, except that I haven’t because who does? What is interesting or not interesting depending on what kind of life you’ve led is that last week’s blog was the shortest I’ve written thus far. It was a short book, so Read more about Man vs Bookshelf: Pele[…]

Man vs Bookshelf: Bobby Moore

This entry is part 22 of 45 in the series Man vs Bookshelf

Legend is a big word. So I won’t use it to describe myself. At least not in a public forum. What I whisper to myself into my pillow as I fight back tears and try to fall asleep is another matter entirely. But, now you’ve raised the interesting topic of legends, I’m able to segue Read more about Man vs Bookshelf: Bobby Moore[…]

Man vs Bookshelf: Clough: The Autobiography

This entry is part 8 of 45 in the series Man vs Bookshelf

Today, with book seven, we have something new. The first non-fiction book of Man vs Bookshelf. Exciting, no? As well as being the first non-fiction book, Clough has also pinched an undesirable record. Lowest pages read per day (so far) at 45. Beating previous loser, Good Omens (69), by some distance, and being well below Read more about Man vs Bookshelf: Clough: The Autobiography[…]