Brian Moore is an English former rugby union footballer. He played as a hooker, and is a rugby presenter and pundit for BBC Sport, Talksport and Love Sport Radio. He qualified as a Rugby Football Union referee in February 2010.
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"The Madness of Grief" by The Reverend Richard Coles is a powerful exploration of death, grief, and finding hope in unexpected places. As a practicing pastor, Coles was no stranger to the process of dying and saying goodbye. However, when his partner passed away unexpectedly, Coles found himself in the midst of a grief so deep, it took him by surprise. In his poignant memoir, Coles shares his struggles, revelations, and moments of connection as he navigates this new terrain. For anyone who has experienced loss or is looking for comfort in the face of death, this book offers a candid and compassionate account of one man's journey through grief.
Just seen @RevRichardColes at @Wimbookfest -what wonderfully articulate, warm and witty man. His book The Madness of Grief highly recommended. – source
Also recommended byDon Winslow
Scotland vs. England in a winner-takes-all rugby showdown in 1990 becomes a symbolic clash of nations amid Thatcher's Britain. The Grudge takes readers deep into the action with unprecedented access to players, coaches, and supporters on both sides. Get ready for a gripping account of an extraordinary game that has gone down in history as a great day for Scotland. Game on!
Just re-read The Grudge by Tom English. What a brilliant sporting book and has the best insight into Scotland's 1990 Grand Slam win over England. – source
This memoir follows the story of a teenage Olympic swimmer struggling with alcoholism and loneliness. Despite her impressive career, she is isolated from her family and unable to form lasting connections. She finds herself living a life of cheap hotels, anonymous sexual encounters, and drug use. Written in stunningly raw and poetic prose, this book is a visceral and evocative exploration of survival, defiance, and finding a light within the darkness.
The Casey Legler book is a compelling, disturbing read about the darker side of elite sport. Alcoholism, casual sex, modelling, talent, and expectation that traps a young girl in the itinerant , often isolated, sport of swimming, at which she was very good but never really liked. – source
Discover the rise of Hitler and his ruthless dictatorship in The Hitler Years. Author Frank McDonough takes readers through the years of 1933 to 1939, as Hitler gains power, instills fear, and embarks on a militaristic campaign to revive Germany's economy. McDonough reveals the grim realities of Hitler's rule and the fatal flaw that would ultimately lead to his downfall. This captivating and masterful history provides a vivid account of Hitler's preparation for war and conquest, culminating in his successful manipulation of Chamberlain in 1938.
This is a great book and I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to be informed about this pivotal period in history. – source
Also recommended byPeter Frankopan