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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
The Reverend Richard Coles - 2021-08-10
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Whether it is pastoral care for the bereaved, discussions about the afterlife with parishioners or being called out to perform the last rites, death is part of the Reverend Richard Coles' routine. But since his partner the Reverend David Coles died in December, much about death has taken Coles by surprise. David's death at the age of 42 was unexpec...
Brian Moore
Just seen @RevRichardColes at @Wimbookfest -what wonderfully articulate, warm and witty man. His book The Madness of Grief highly recommended.      source
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Don Winslow
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The Grudge
Scotland vs. England, 1990
Tom English - 2010-03-04
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Murrayfield, the Calcutta Cup, March 1990. England vs. Scotland - winner-takes-all for the Five Nations Grand Slam, the biggest prize in northern hemisphere rugby. Will Carling's England are the very embodiment of Margaret Thatcher's Britain - snarling, brutish and all-conquering. Scotland are the underdogs - second-class citizens from a land that'...
Brian Moore
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
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A Memoir
Casey Legler - 2018-07-10
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Longlisted for the 2019 PEN/ESPN Literary Sports Writing Award “Raw and poetic…lean and ferocious.” —The New York Times“I swim for every chance to get wasted—after every meet, every weekend, every travel trip. This is what I look forward to and what I tell no one: the burn of it down my throat, to my soul curled up in my lungs, the sharpest pain al...
Brian Moore
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
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The Hitler Years
Triumph 1933-1939
Frank McDonough - 2019-11-14
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In 1933, Adolf Hitler came to power in a coup. In a few months he installed a dictatorship, jailing and killing his leftwing opponents, terrorising the rest of the population and driving Jews out of public life.He embarked on a crash programme of militaristic Keynesianism, reviving the economy and achieving full employment through massive public wo...
Brian Moore
This is a great book and I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to be informed about this pivotal period in history.      source
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Peter Frankopan