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Duncan Hamilton in conversation with Anthony Clavane

by The Leeds Library


Two legendary sports writers, Duncan Hamilton and Anthony Clavane, in conversation.

Leeds Lit Fest presents

An in conversation with legendary sports writers Duncan Hamilton and Anthony Clavane.

Duncan Hamilton is a journalist who has won three William Hill Sports Book of the Year Prizes and has been nominated on a further four occasions. He has also claimed two British Sports Book Awards and is the only writer to have won the Wisden Cricket Book of the Year on three occasions. His biography of the Chariots of Fire runner Eric Liddell, For the Glory, was a New York Times bestseller. He most recently collaborated with Jonny Bairstow on the cricketer’s autobiography, A Clear Blue Sky.

Anthony Clavane is a journalist and sports writer. He is the author of Promised Land which was named Football Book of the Year and Sports Book of the Year by the National Sporting Club – as well as Sports Book of the Year by The Radio 2 Book Club. He has also written two other books Does Your Rabbi Know You’re Here? and Moving The Goalposts.

Tickets are £8, or £6 for Leeds Library Members. Please show your card on the day.

This ticket is non-refundable.

Date and Time

Sun, March 8, 2020

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


The Leeds Library

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Leeds, England LS1 6AL United Kingdom

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