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Stunning photos of fast cars

Advantages: Great photos
Disadvantages: None

As a motor racing fan who has an interest in the history of the support this book is a must have. It can be described exactly as it says on the cover, it is a collection of mainly black and white images from that seventy year period. There is a two page i ...

bbicuk01 19.05.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Motor Racing: The Golden Age: Extraordinary Images from 1900 to 1970 - John Tennant

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The Wee Man

Advantages: Excellent, well written, well researched biography.
Disadvantages: Not a thing

~ ~ Ben Hogan was born in 1912 in Dublin, Ohio, the youngest of three children. His father owned the local blacksmith’s shop, and there was nothing in the young Hogan’s childhood that would have indicated that as an adult he would become (arguably) the gr ...

the_mad_cabbie 01.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Ben Hogan: A Life - James Dodson

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WANTED - GYMNAST. Only broken bodies may apply.

Advantages: Interesting, a good read.
Disadvantages: Too biased, paints an unfair picture.

Joan Ryan is the Cruella De Vil of gymnastics. She takes the stories of girls’ lives, twists them to her own slant, and then flaunts them in public to line her own pockets. She is to sport what Osama Bin Laden is to world peace. Or so I thought. Gym ...

KarenUK 28.09.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Little Girls In Pretty Boxes - Joan Ryan

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No Pain No Gain

Advantages: Interesting approach, mostly true
Disadvantages: Paints a slightly warped immage of the sports involved.

At age 4 I started gymnastics training that would last over a decade, to be given up only when I, ahem, grew too fat and school work became of paramount importance. Before we were old enough to compete, and thus qualify for the quality club t-shirts, we s ...

zoe_page 04.04.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Little Girls In Pretty Boxes - Joan Ryan

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Wanna Great Stats Life?

Advantages: Numeric followers will be at home with this book
Disadvantages: Lacks credible data - Believe in their own rhetoric

WHY ENGLAND LOSE - SIMON KUPER & STEFAN SZYMANSKI Publisher: HarperSport According to Playstation: Barnet Football Club had the infrastructure to become a Football Super-Power according to Playstation eight years ago! Eight years ago, a youngish ...

1st2thebar 30.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Why England Lose: and Other Curious Phenomena Explained - Simon Kuper

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