Lockdown Reads

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06 Jan 2021 09:34 am:

Saving Rugby Union - The Price of Professionalism by Ross Reyburn will make you think

Susie Steiner's Manon Bradshaw series - a better class of crime novel
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06 Jan 2021 10:18 am:

Rugby - Brian Moore. You don't have to share his politics to enjoy the book.

Non rugby - Stephen Fry has written a trilogy on Greek mythology. They are, in order, Mythos, Heroes and Troy. I defy anybody not to enjoy the first; a real page turner.
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06 Jan 2021 10:26 am:

DieTryring, it's good isn't it, especially the day to day stuff about training and the pressure of selections etc....
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06 Jan 2021 10:28 am:

Sam Warburtons book is worth a read, half way through Eddie Jones as well.
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06 Jan 2021 10:28 am:

stuartjames wrote:DieTryring, it's good isn't it, especially the day to day stuff about training and the pressure of selections etc....


Yep, try the Mercer one. An excellent read.
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06 Jan 2021 10:39 am:

Sevens Heaven by Ben Ryan. All about Fiji's Olympic story. Sports book of the year nomination 2018
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06 Jan 2021 11:44 am:

Not rugby, but sport generally; Moneyball by Michael Lewis. Seeing the film does not count - you really need to read the book to get the majority of its insights

Recommending fiction is always hit and miss but I loved Purity by Jonathan Frazen. Check out the reviews and see if it sounds like your thing.
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06 Jan 2021 11:53 am:

I don't have much time to read, but the last books of note that I have read are;

Holiday with a Hegelian - Francis Sedlak
https://archive.org/details/holidaywith ... t/mode/2up

Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence - James Lovelock
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Novacene-Comin ... ref=sr_1_2

The dinosaur that pooped christmas - Tom Fletcher/Dougie Poynter
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Dinosaur-That- ... ref=sr_1_1

If anyone is interested in data science and space, I hear this is fun;
https://bigmachine.io/products/a-curious-moon
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Re: Lockdown Reads

06 Jan 2021 13:45 pm:

Why is this on the Gloucester Rugby forum? Surely one for the Not Rugby forum?
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06 Jan 2021 13:47 pm:

Allen Prior wrote:Why is this on the Gloucester Rugby forum? Surely one for the Not Rugby forum?


Moved.
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