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Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton - Authors

Alex Bellos is a bestselling writer and broadcaster. He writes about maths and puzzles for the Guardian and is the author of two works of popular science, Alex's Adventures in Numberland and Alex Through the Looking-Glass as well as the mathematical colouring book Snowflake Seashell Star. He has also written Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life, which was shortlisted for Sports Book of the Year at the British Book Awards, and he ghost-wrote Pele's Number 1 bestselling autobiography. He lives in North London.

Ben Lyttleton is a journalist, broadcaster and football consultant. He is the author of Twelve Yards: The Art and Psychology of the Perfect Penalty and his articles about football have been published in The Sunday Times, Guardian, TIME International, Sports Illustrated and FIFA Weekly among others. He is a director of Soccernomics, a football consultancy that helps clubs and governing bodies improve performance and save money. He lives in North London.

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How Football Explains the World
Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton - illustrated by Spike Gerrell
The authors of this very entertaining book claim that there's no better way to learn about the world than through football. Hence it is divided into ‘lessons' – biology, history, physics etc – each of which is packed with fascinating...
Lovereading Price: £7.19 - Saving £1.80 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2016
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